Class DefaultDataSource

  • All Implemented Interfaces:

    public final class DefaultDataSource
    extends Object
    implements DataSource
    Basic implementation of DataSource. In general, most of the data sources can be encoded with this default implementation.

    Module: datasource-api

    To use this in your app, include the following dependency in your POM:


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    • Constructor Detail

      • DefaultDataSource

        public DefaultDataSource​(String name,
                                 String provider,
                                 String description,
                                 DataCategory category,
                                 URL url)
        Constructor for the default data source. All of the parameters should be provided as a non-null value.
        name - name of source
        provider - provider name of data source
        description - description for this source
        category - category of data
        url - location of data file as URL
    • Method Detail

      • getProvider

        public String getProvider()
        Description copied from interface: DataSource
        Name of this data provider for this source. Usually, this is an database name or organization name providing set of data.
        Specified by:
        getProvider in interface DataSource
        Name of data provider
      • getName

        public String getName()
        Description copied from interface: DataSource
        Name of this data source
        Specified by:
        getName in interface DataSource
        Name of this data source
      • getLocation

        public URL getLocation()
        Description copied from interface: DataSource
        Location of this data file.
        Specified by:
        getLocation in interface DataSource
        URL of this data file