Interface Externalizer<T>

    • Method Summary

      All Methods Instance Methods Abstract Methods 
      Modifier and Type Method Description
      T readObject​(java.io.ObjectInput input)
      Read an instance from the stream.
      void writeObject​(java.io.ObjectOutput output, T object)
      Write the object reference to the stream.
    • Method Detail

      • writeObject

        void writeObject​(java.io.ObjectOutput output,
                         T object)
                  throws java.io.IOException
        Write the object reference to the stream.
        Parameters:
        output - the object output to write to
        object - the object reference to write
        Throws:
        java.io.IOException - if an I/O error occurs
      • readObject

        T readObject​(java.io.ObjectInput input)
              throws java.io.IOException,
                     java.lang.ClassNotFoundException
        Read an instance from the stream. The instance will have been written by the writeObject(ObjectOutput, Object) method. Implementations are free to create instances of the object read from the stream in any way that they feel like. This could be via constructor, factory or reflection.
        Parameters:
        input - the object input to read from
        Returns:
        the object instance
        Throws:
        java.io.IOException - if an I/O error occurs
        java.lang.ClassNotFoundException - if a class could not be found