Annotation Type SerializedConverter

  • @Target({TYPE,METHOD,FIELD})
    public @interface SerializedConverter
    A SerializedConverter is used to serialize an object's value into a database binary, character, or XML field. This annotation allows a named converter that can be used in mappings. A converter must be be uniquely identified by name and can be defined at the class level and can be specified within an Entity, MappedSuperclass and Embeddable class. The usage of a SerializedConverter is always specified via the Converter annotation and is supported on a Basic, or ElementCollection mapping.
    See Also:
    Converter, Serializer
    James Sutherland
    EclipseLink 2.6
    • Required Element Summary

      Required Elements 
      Modifier and Type Required Element Description
      java.lang.String name
      (Required) Name this converter.
    • Optional Element Summary

      Optional Elements 
      Modifier and Type Optional Element Description
      java.lang.Class<? extends Serializer> serializerClass
      The serializer class to be used.
      java.lang.String serializerPackage
      Allows a package name to be passed to the serializer.
    • Element Detail

      • name

        java.lang.String name
        (Required) Name this converter. The name should be unique across the whole persistence unit.
      • serializerPackage

        java.lang.String serializerPackage
        Allows a package name to be passed to the serializer. This is used by some serializers such as XML, JSON to initialize the JAXB context from the classes in the package or a jaxb.index file.
      • serializerClass

        java.lang.Class<? extends Serializer> serializerClass
        The serializer class to be used. This class must implement the org.eclipse.persistence.sessions.serializers.Serializer interface.