Class Converter<F,​T>

  • Type Parameters:
    F - type of the source value
    T - type of the converted value
    All Implemented Interfaces:
    IConverter<F,​T>
    Direct Known Subclasses:
    org.eclipse.core.internal.databinding.validation.NumberFormatConverter, NumberToStringConverter

    public abstract class Converter<F,​T>
    extends Object
    implements IConverter<F,​T>
    Abstract base class for converters.
    Since:
    1.0
    • Constructor Detail

      • Converter

        public Converter​(Object fromType,
                         Object toType)
        Parameters:
        fromType -
        toType -
    • Method Detail

      • getFromType

        public Object getFromType()
        Description copied from interface: IConverter
        Returns the type whose instances can be converted by this converter. The return type is Object rather than Class to optionally support richer type systems than the one provided by Java reflection.
        Specified by:
        getFromType in interface IConverter<F,​T>
        Returns:
        the type whose instances can be converted, or null if this converter is untyped
      • getToType

        public Object getToType()
        Description copied from interface: IConverter
        Returns the type to which this converter can convert. The return type is Object rather than Class to optionally support richer type systems than the one provided by Java reflection.
        Specified by:
        getToType in interface IConverter<F,​T>
        Returns:
        the type to which this converter can convert, or null if this converter is untyped