JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Interface Observer

public interface Observer

A class can implement the Observer interface when it wants to be informed of changes in observable objects.

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Method Summary
 void update(Observable o, Object arg)
          This method is called whenever the observed object is changed.

Method Detail


void update(Observable o,
            Object arg)
This method is called whenever the observed object is changed. An application calls an Observable object's notifyObservers method to have all the object's observers notified of the change.

o - the observable object.
arg - an argument passed to the notifyObservers method.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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