Interface IMendixObject


  • public interface IMendixObject
    Represents an entity (IMetaObject) instance.
    • Method Detail

      • getMembers

        java.util.Map<java.lang.String,​? extends IMendixObjectMember<?>> getMembers​(IContext context)
        Returns a HashMap with all members of this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the map with all members
      • getChangedMembers

        java.util.List<? extends IMendixObjectMember<?>> getChangedMembers​(IContext context)
        Returns a list with all members of this object that changed since creation, retrieval or commit.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the list with all changed members
      • getReferences

        java.util.List<? extends MendixObjectReference> getReferences​(IContext context)
        Returns a list with all 'to-one' association members of this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the list with all MendixObjectReferences
      • getReferenceSets

        java.util.List<? extends MendixObjectReferenceSet> getReferenceSets​(IContext context)
        Returns a list with all 'to-many' association members of this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the list with all MendixObjectReferenceSets
      • getPrimitives

        java.util.List<? extends IMendixObjectMember<?>> getPrimitives​(IContext context)
        Returns a list with all primitive (non-association) members of this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the list with all primitive members
      • getVirtualMembers

        java.util.Map<java.lang.String,​? extends IMendixObjectMember<?>> getVirtualMembers​(IContext context)
        Returns a HashMap with all virtual members of this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the map with all virtual members
      • isVirtual

        boolean isVirtual​(IContext context,
                          java.lang.String name)
        Returns whether a certain attribute is virtual.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        name - the attribute name
        Returns:
        true if the attribute is virtual, false otherwise
      • getType

        java.lang.String getType()
        Returns the type of this object as a string.
        Returns:
        the type
      • setValue

        void setValue​(IContext context,
                      java.lang.String memberName,
                      java.lang.Object value)
        Set the value for the member with name memberName.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        memberName - the name of the member to set
        value - the value to set
      • getValue

        <T> T getValue​(IContext context,
                       java.lang.String memberName)
        Returns the value of the member with memberName.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        memberName - the name of the member to get
        Returns:
        the value of the member
      • hasMember

        boolean hasMember​(java.lang.String memberName)
        Returns whether this object has a member named memberName.
        Parameters:
        memberName - to name of the member to check
        Returns:
        true if the member exists, false otherwise (security is not checked)
      • getMember

        IMendixObjectMember<?> getMember​(IContext context,
                                         java.lang.String memberName)
        Returns the member object with memberName.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        memberName - the name of the member to get (should exist)
        Returns:
        the MendixObjectMember for the given name
      • getId

        IMendixIdentifier getId()
        Returns the identifier of this object.
        Returns:
        the id
      • isChanged

        boolean isChanged()
        Returns whether at least one member of this object has changed since creation, retrieval or commit.
        Returns:
        true if a changed member exists, false otherwise
      • equals

        boolean equals​(java.lang.Object obj)
        Overrides:
        equals in class java.lang.Object
      • clone

        IMendixObject clone()
                     throws java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException
        Returns a deep copy of this object.
        Returns:
        deep clone of this object
        Throws:
        java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException - when cloning is not supported
      • hasChangedByAttribute

        boolean hasChangedByAttribute()
        Returns whether at least one attribute of this object has changed since creation, retrieval or commit.
        Returns:
        true if a changed attribute exists, false otherwise
      • hasChangedDateAttribute

        boolean hasChangedDateAttribute()
        Returns whether at least one date attribute of this object has changed since creation, retrieval or commit.
        Returns:
        true if a changed date attribute exists, false otherwise
      • hasOwnerAttribute

        boolean hasOwnerAttribute()
        Returns whether at least one owner attribute of this object has changed since creation, retrieval or commit.
        Returns:
        true if a changed owner attribute exists, false otherwise
      • getChangedBy

        IMendixIdentifier getChangedBy​(IContext context)
                                throws CoreException
        Returns the Mendix identifier of the last user that changed this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the identifier of the last user that changed this object
        Throws:
        CoreException - if hasChangedByAttribute == false
      • getChangedDate

        java.util.Date getChangedDate​(IContext context)
                               throws CoreException
        Returns the last Date that changed in this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the last Date that changed
        Throws:
        CoreException - if hasChangedDateAttribute == false
      • getOwner

        IMendixIdentifier getOwner​(IContext context)
                            throws CoreException
        Returns the IMendixIdentifier of the user that owns this object.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the identifier of the owner
        Throws:
        CoreException - if hasOwnerAttribute == false
      • hasCreatedDateAttribute

        boolean hasCreatedDateAttribute()
        Returns whether this object has a created data attribute.
        Returns:
        true if a created date attribute exists, false otherwise
      • getCreatedDate

        java.util.Date getCreatedDate​(IContext context)
                               throws CoreException
        Returns the date/time at which this object was created.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        the creation date
        Throws:
        CoreException - if hasCreatedDateAttribute == false
      • hasNullValues

        boolean hasNullValues​(IContext context)
        Returns whether this object contains empty members.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        true if an empty member exists, false otherwise
      • getMetaObject

        IMetaObject getMetaObject()
        Returns the meta object for this object.
        Returns:
        the meta object
      • hasDeleteRights

        boolean hasDeleteRights​(IContext context)
        Returns whether this object has delete rights.
        Parameters:
        context - the context for accessing the object
        Returns:
        true if this object has delete rights, false otherwise
      • isNew

        boolean isNew()
        Returns whether this object has not been committed yet. Only returns true when this object is explicitly committed. If this object is auto-committed, this method returns false.
        Returns:
        true if this object is new, false otherwise