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EventDispatcher.java

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package org.apache.uima.caseditor.core.util;

import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.Map;

/**
 * The EventDispatcher routes received events to the registered handler objects.
 * 
 * @param <K>
 *          the key type
 * @param <E>
 *          the event type
 */
00033 public class EventDispatcher<K, E> {
  private Map<K, IEventHandler<E>> mHandler = new HashMap<K, IEventHandler<E>>();

  private IEventHandler<E> mDefaultHandler;

  /**
   * Initializes the current instance with a default handler.
   * 
   * @param defaultHandler
   *          handles all unkown events, must not be null
   */
00044   public EventDispatcher(IEventHandler<E> defaultHandler) {
    if (defaultHandler == null) {
      throw new IllegalArgumentException("The defaultHandler must not be null!");
    }

    mDefaultHandler = defaultHandler;
  }

  /**
   * Registers the given handler for the given key.
   * 
   * @param key
   * @param handler
   */
00058   public void register(K key, IEventHandler<E> handler) {
    mHandler.put(key, handler);
  }

  /**
   * Notifies the registered handler, if there is no handler registered for this key the default
   * handler is notified.
   * 
   * @param key
   *          the key type
   * @param event
   *          the event type
   */
00071   public void notify(K key, E event) {
    IEventHandler<E> handler = mHandler.get(key);

    if (handler != null) {
      handler.handle(event);
    } else {
      mDefaultHandler.handle(event);
    }
  }
}

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