org.apache.http.client.entity
Class EntityBuilder

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.apache.http.client.entity.EntityBuilder

public class EntityBuilder
extends Object

Builder for HttpEntity instances.

Several setter methods of this builder are mutually exclusive. In case of multiple invocations of the following methods only the last one will have effect:

Since:
4.3

Method Summary
 HttpEntity build()
          Creates new instance of HttpEntity based on the current state.
 EntityBuilder chunked()
          Makes entity chunk coded.
static EntityBuilder create()
           
 byte[] getBinary()
          Returns entity content as a byte array if set using setBinary(byte[]) method.
 String getContentEncoding()
          Returns content encoding of the entity, if set.
 ContentType getContentType()
          Returns ContentType of the entity, if set.
 File getFile()
          Returns entity content as a File if set using setFile(java.io.File) method.
 List<NameValuePair> getParameters()
          Returns entity content as a parameter list if set using setParameters(java.util.List) or setParameters(org.apache.http.NameValuePair...) methods.
 Serializable getSerializable()
          Returns entity content as a Serializable if set using setSerializable(java.io.Serializable) method.
 InputStream getStream()
          Returns entity content as a InputStream if set using setStream(java.io.InputStream) method.
 String getText()
          Returns entity content as a string if set using setText(String) method.
 EntityBuilder gzipCompress()
          Makes entity GZIP compressed.
 boolean isChunked()
          Returns true if entity is to be chunk coded, false otherwise.
 boolean isGzipCompress()
          Returns true if entity is to be GZIP compressed, false otherwise.
 EntityBuilder setBinary(byte[] binary)
          Sets entity content as a byte array.
 EntityBuilder setContentEncoding(String contentEncoding)
          Sets content encoding of the entity.
 EntityBuilder setContentType(ContentType contentType)
          Sets ContentType of the entity.
 EntityBuilder setFile(File file)
          Sets entity content as a File.
 EntityBuilder setParameters(List<NameValuePair> parameters)
          Sets entity content as a parameter list.
 EntityBuilder setParameters(NameValuePair... parameters)
          Sets entity content as a parameter list.
 EntityBuilder setSerializable(Serializable serializable)
          Sets entity content as a Serializable.
 EntityBuilder setStream(InputStream stream)
          Sets entity content as a InputStream.
 EntityBuilder setText(String text)
          Sets entity content as a string.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 

Method Detail

create

public static EntityBuilder create()

getText

public String getText()
Returns entity content as a string if set using setText(String) method.


setText

public EntityBuilder setText(String text)
Sets entity content as a string. This method is mutually exclusive with:

getBinary

public byte[] getBinary()
Returns entity content as a byte array if set using setBinary(byte[]) method.


setBinary

public EntityBuilder setBinary(byte[] binary)
Sets entity content as a byte array. This method is mutually exclusive with:


getStream

public InputStream getStream()
Returns entity content as a InputStream if set using setStream(java.io.InputStream) method.


setStream

public EntityBuilder setStream(InputStream stream)
Sets entity content as a InputStream. This method is mutually exclusive with:


getParameters

public List<NameValuePair> getParameters()
Returns entity content as a parameter list if set using setParameters(java.util.List) or setParameters(org.apache.http.NameValuePair...) methods.


setParameters

public EntityBuilder setParameters(List<NameValuePair> parameters)
Sets entity content as a parameter list. This method is mutually exclusive with:


setParameters

public EntityBuilder setParameters(NameValuePair... parameters)
Sets entity content as a parameter list. This method is mutually exclusive with:


getSerializable

public Serializable getSerializable()
Returns entity content as a Serializable if set using setSerializable(java.io.Serializable) method.


setSerializable

public EntityBuilder setSerializable(Serializable serializable)
Sets entity content as a Serializable. This method is mutually exclusive with:


getFile

public File getFile()
Returns entity content as a File if set using setFile(java.io.File) method.


setFile

public EntityBuilder setFile(File file)
Sets entity content as a File. This method is mutually exclusive with:

getContentType

public ContentType getContentType()
Returns ContentType of the entity, if set.


setContentType

public EntityBuilder setContentType(ContentType contentType)
Sets ContentType of the entity.


getContentEncoding

public String getContentEncoding()
Returns content encoding of the entity, if set.


setContentEncoding

public EntityBuilder setContentEncoding(String contentEncoding)
Sets content encoding of the entity.


isChunked

public boolean isChunked()
Returns true if entity is to be chunk coded, false otherwise.


chunked

public EntityBuilder chunked()
Makes entity chunk coded.


isGzipCompress

public boolean isGzipCompress()
Returns true if entity is to be GZIP compressed, false otherwise.


gzipCompress

public EntityBuilder gzipCompress()
Makes entity GZIP compressed.


build

public HttpEntity build()
Creates new instance of HttpEntity based on the current state.



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