Interface PrincipalSerializer<Type>

    • Method Detail

      • supports

        boolean supports​(@Nonnull
                         Principal principal)
        Whether the supplied principal can be serialized.
        Parameters:
        principal - to examine
        Returns:
        whether principal can be serialized
      • serialize

        @Nonnull
        @NotEmpty
        Type serialize​(@Nonnull
                       Principal principal)
                throws IOException
        Serialize the supplied principal.
        Parameters:
        principal - to serialize
        Returns:
        serialized value
        Throws:
        IOException - if an error occurs during serialization
      • supports

        boolean supports​(@Nonnull
                         Type value)
        Whether the supplied value can be deserialized.
        Parameters:
        value - to examine
        Returns:
        whether value can be deserialized
      • deserialize

        @Nullable
        Principal deserialize​(@Nonnull
                              Type value)
                       throws IOException
        Deserialize the supplied value.
        Parameters:
        value - to deserialize
        Returns:
        principal
        Throws:
        IOException - if an error occurs during deserialization