org.apache.http.nio
Interface ContentDecoder

All Known Subinterfaces:
FileContentDecoder
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractContentDecoder, ChunkDecoder, IdentityDecoder, LengthDelimitedDecoder

public interface ContentDecoder

Abstract HTTP content decoder. HTTP content decoders can be used to read entity content from the underlying channel in small chunks and apply the required coding transformation.

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 boolean isCompleted()
          Returns true if the entity has been received in its entirety.
 int read(ByteBuffer dst)
          Reads a portion of content from the underlying channel
 

Method Detail

read

int read(ByteBuffer dst)
         throws IOException
Reads a portion of content from the underlying channel

Parameters:
dst - The buffer into which entity content is to be transferred
Returns:
The number of bytes read, possibly zero, or -1 if the channel has reached end-of-stream
Throws:
IOException - if I/O error occurs while reading content

isCompleted

boolean isCompleted()
Returns true if the entity has been received in its entirety.

Returns:
true if all the content has been consumed, false otherwise.


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