Class DefaultArgumentConverter

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@API(status=INTERNAL, since="5.0") public class DefaultArgumentConverter extends Object implements ArgumentConverter
DefaultArgumentConverter is the default implementation of the ArgumentConverter API.

The DefaultArgumentConverter is able to convert from strings to a number of primitive types and their corresponding wrapper types (Byte, Short, Integer, Long, Float, and Double), date and time types from the java.time package, and some additional common Java types such as File, BigDecimal, BigInteger, Currency, Locale, URI, URL, UUID, etc.

If the source and target types are identical the source object will not be modified.

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  • Field Details

  • Method Details

    • convert

      public final Object convert(Object source, ParameterContext context)
      Description copied from interface: ArgumentConverter
      Convert the supplied source object according to the supplied context.
      Specified by:
      convert in interface ArgumentConverter
      source - the source object to convert; may be null
      context - the parameter context where the converted object will be used; never null
      the converted object; may be null but only if the target type is a reference type
    • convert

      public final Object convert(Object source, Class<?> targetType, ParameterContext context)