Class AbstractPeriod

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    public abstract class AbstractPeriod
    extends java.lang.Object
    implements ReadablePeriod
    AbstractPeriod provides the common behaviour for period classes.

    This class should generally not be used directly by API users. The ReadablePeriod interface should be used when different kinds of periods are to be referenced.

    AbstractPeriod subclasses may be mutable and not thread-safe.

    • Method Detail

      • size

        public int size()
        Gets the number of fields that this period supports.
        Specified by:
        size in interface ReadablePeriod
        the number of fields supported
        2.0 (previously on BasePeriod)
      • getFieldType

        public DurationFieldType getFieldType​(int index)
        Gets the field type at the specified index.
        Specified by:
        getFieldType in interface ReadablePeriod
        index - the index to retrieve
        the field at the specified index
        java.lang.IndexOutOfBoundsException - if the index is invalid
        2.0 (previously on BasePeriod)
      • getFieldTypes

        public DurationFieldType[] getFieldTypes()
        Gets an array of the field types that this period supports.

        The fields are returned largest to smallest, for example Hours, Minutes, Seconds.

        the fields supported in an array that may be altered, largest to smallest
      • getValues

        public int[] getValues()
        Gets an array of the value of each of the fields that this period supports.

        The fields are returned largest to smallest, for example Hours, Minutes, Seconds. Each value corresponds to the same array index as getFields()

        the current values of each field in an array that may be altered, largest to smallest
      • get

        public int get​(DurationFieldType type)
        Gets the value of one of the fields.

        If the field type specified is not supported by the period then zero is returned.

        Specified by:
        get in interface ReadablePeriod
        type - the field type to query, null returns zero
        the value of that field, zero if field not supported
      • isSupported

        public boolean isSupported​(DurationFieldType type)
        Checks whether the field specified is supported by this period.
        Specified by:
        isSupported in interface ReadablePeriod
        type - the type to check, may be null which returns false
        true if the field is supported
      • indexOf

        public int indexOf​(DurationFieldType type)
        Gets the index of the field in this period.
        type - the type to check, may be null which returns -1
        the index of -1 if not supported
      • toPeriod

        public Period toPeriod()
        Get this period as an immutable Period object.
        Specified by:
        toPeriod in interface ReadablePeriod
        a Period using the same field set and values
      • toMutablePeriod

        public MutablePeriod toMutablePeriod()
        Get this object as a MutablePeriod.

        This will always return a new MutablePeriod with the same fields.

        Specified by:
        toMutablePeriod in interface ReadablePeriod
        a MutablePeriod using the same field set and values
      • equals

        public boolean equals​(java.lang.Object period)
        Compares this object with the specified object for equality based on the value of each field. All ReadablePeriod instances are accepted.

        Note that a period of 1 day is not equal to a period of 24 hours, nor is 1 hour equal to 60 minutes. Only periods with the same amount in each field are equal.

        This is because periods represent an abstracted definition of a time period (eg. a day may not actually be 24 hours, it might be 23 or 25 at daylight savings boundary).

        To compare the actual duration of two periods, convert both to Durations, an operation that emphasises that the result may differ according to the date you choose.

        Specified by:
        equals in interface ReadablePeriod
        equals in class java.lang.Object
        period - a readable period to check against
        true if all the field values are equal, false if not or the period is null or of an incorrect type
      • hashCode

        public int hashCode()
        Gets a hash code for the period as defined by ReadablePeriod.
        Specified by:
        hashCode in interface ReadablePeriod
        hashCode in class java.lang.Object
        a hash code
      • toString

        public java.lang.String toString()
        Gets the value as a String in the ISO8601 duration format.

        For example, "PT6H3M7S" represents 6 hours, 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

        For more control over the output, see PeriodFormatterBuilder.

        Specified by:
        toString in interface ReadablePeriod
        toString in class java.lang.Object
        the value as an ISO8601 string
      • toString

        public java.lang.String toString​(PeriodFormatter formatter)
        Uses the specified formatter to convert this period to a String.
        formatter - the formatter to use, null means use toString().
        the formatted string