Class SubstringMatcher

  extended by org.hamcrest.BaseMatcher<T>
      extended by org.hamcrest.TypeSafeMatcher<String>
          extended by org.hamcrest.core.SubstringMatcher
All Implemented Interfaces:
Matcher<String>, SelfDescribing
Direct Known Subclasses:
StringContains, StringEndsWith, StringStartsWith

public abstract class SubstringMatcher
extends TypeSafeMatcher<String>

Field Summary
protected  String substring
Constructor Summary
protected SubstringMatcher(String substring)
Method Summary
 void describeMismatchSafely(String item, Description mismatchDescription)
          Subclasses should override this.
 void describeTo(Description description)
          Generates a description of the object.
protected abstract  boolean evalSubstringOf(String string)
 boolean matchesSafely(String item)
          Subclasses should implement this.
protected abstract  String relationship()
Methods inherited from class org.hamcrest.TypeSafeMatcher
describeMismatch, matches
Methods inherited from class org.hamcrest.BaseMatcher
_dont_implement_Matcher___instead_extend_BaseMatcher_, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Field Detail


protected final String substring
Constructor Detail


protected SubstringMatcher(String substring)
Method Detail


public boolean matchesSafely(String item)
Description copied from class: TypeSafeMatcher
Subclasses should implement this. The item will already have been checked for the specific type and will never be null.

Specified by:
matchesSafely in class TypeSafeMatcher<String>


public void describeMismatchSafely(String item,
                                   Description mismatchDescription)
Description copied from class: TypeSafeMatcher
Subclasses should override this. The item will already have been checked for the specific type and will never be null.

describeMismatchSafely in class TypeSafeMatcher<String>


public void describeTo(Description description)
Description copied from interface: SelfDescribing
Generates a description of the object. The description may be part of a a description of a larger object of which this is just a component, so it should be worded appropriately.

description - The description to be built or appended to.


protected abstract boolean evalSubstringOf(String string)


protected abstract String relationship()