org.apache.http.nio
Interface ContentEncoder

All Known Subinterfaces:
FileContentEncoder
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractContentEncoder, ChunkEncoder, IdentityEncoder, LengthDelimitedEncoder

public interface ContentEncoder

Abstract HTTP content encoder. HTTP content encoders can be used to apply the required coding transformation and write entity content to the underlying channel in small chunks.

Since:
4.0

Method Summary
 void complete()
          Terminates the content stream.
 boolean isCompleted()
          Returns true if the entity has been transferred in its entirety.
 int write(ByteBuffer src)
          Writes a portion of entity content to the underlying channel.
 

Method Detail

write

int write(ByteBuffer src)
          throws IOException
Writes a portion of entity content to the underlying channel.

Parameters:
src - The buffer from which content is to be retrieved
Returns:
The number of bytes read, possibly zero
Throws:
IOException - if I/O error occurs while writing content

complete

void complete()
              throws IOException
Terminates the content stream.

Throws:
IOException - if I/O error occurs while writing content

isCompleted

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

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


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