javax.ws.rs.ext
Interface ExceptionMapper<E extends java.lang.Throwable>


public interface ExceptionMapper<E extends java.lang.Throwable>

Contract for a provider that maps Java exceptions to Response. An implementation of this interface must be annotated with Provider.

See Also:
Provider, Response

Method Summary
 Response toResponse(E exception)
          Map an exception to a Response.
 

Method Detail

toResponse

Response toResponse(E exception)
Map an exception to a Response. Returning null results in a Response.Status.NO_CONTENT response. Throwing a runtime exception results in a Response.Status.INTERNAL_SERVER_ERROR response

Parameters:
exception - the exception to map to a response
Returns:
a response mapped from the supplied exception