Interface Mapper<SOURCE,​TARGET>

  • Type Parameters:
    SOURCE - type of the supported source
    TARGET - type of the supported target
    All Superinterfaces:
    Functional Interface:
    This is a functional interface and can therefore be used as the assignment target for a lambda expression or method reference.

    public interface Mapper<SOURCE,​TARGET>
    extends Function<SOURCE,​TARGET>
    A generic and general approach to mapping two types. A mapper is unidirectional - from SOURCE to TARGET.
    • Method Detail

      • map

        TARGET map​(SOURCE source)
        Map an instance of source type to an instance of target type.
        source - object to map
        result of the mapping