org.apache.myfaces.view.facelets
Interface TemplateClient

All Known Implementing Classes:
CompositeComponentResourceTagHandler, CompositionHandler, DecorateHandler, InsertHandler, TemplateContextImpl.InitialTemplateClient, TemplateManager

public interface TemplateClient

FaceletHandlers can implement this contract and push themselves into the FaceletContext for participating in templating. Templates will attempt to resolve content for a specified name until one of the TemplatClients return 'true'.

Version:
$Id: TemplateClient.java 1187701 2011-10-22 12:21:54Z bommel $
Author:
Jacob Hookom

Method Summary
 boolean apply(FaceletContext ctx, UIComponent parent, String name)
          This contract is much like the normal FaceletHandler.apply method, but it takes in an optional String name which tells this instance what fragment/definition it's looking for.
 

Method Detail

apply

boolean apply(FaceletContext ctx,
              UIComponent parent,
              String name)
              throws IOException,
                     FacesException,
                     FaceletException,
                     javax.el.ELException
This contract is much like the normal FaceletHandler.apply method, but it takes in an optional String name which tells this instance what fragment/definition it's looking for. If you are a match, apply your logic to the passed UIComponent and return true, otherwise do nothing and return false.

Parameters:
ctx - the FaceletContext of your instance, not the templates'
parent - current UIComponent instance to be applied
name - the String name or null if the whole body should be included
Returns:
true if this client matched/applied the definition for the passed name
Throws:
IOException
FacesException
FaceletException
javax.el.ELException


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