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Java example source code file (ConstantBindingBuilderImpl.java)

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The ConstantBindingBuilderImpl.java Java example source code

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package com.google.inject.internal;

import com.google.common.collect.ImmutableSet;
import com.google.inject.Binder;
import com.google.inject.Key;
import com.google.inject.binder.AnnotatedConstantBindingBuilder;
import com.google.inject.binder.ConstantBindingBuilder;
import com.google.inject.spi.Element;
import com.google.inject.spi.InjectionPoint;

import java.lang.annotation.Annotation;
import java.util.List;

 * Bind a constant.
 * @author jessewilson@google.com (Jesse Wilson)
public final class ConstantBindingBuilderImpl<T>
    extends AbstractBindingBuilder<T>
    implements AnnotatedConstantBindingBuilder, ConstantBindingBuilder {

  @SuppressWarnings("unchecked") // constant bindings start out with T unknown
  public ConstantBindingBuilderImpl(Binder binder, List<Element> elements, Object source) {
    super(binder, elements, source, (Key<T>) NULL_KEY);

  public ConstantBindingBuilder annotatedWith(Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType) {
    return this;

  public ConstantBindingBuilder annotatedWith(Annotation annotation) {
    return this;

  public void to(final String value) {
    toConstant(String.class, value);

  public void to(final int value) {
    toConstant(Integer.class, value);

  public void to(final long value) {
    toConstant(Long.class, value);

  public void to(final boolean value) {
    toConstant(Boolean.class, value);

  public void to(final double value) {
    toConstant(Double.class, value);

  public void to(final float value) {
    toConstant(Float.class, value);

  public void to(final short value) {
    toConstant(Short.class, value);

  public void to(final char value) {
    toConstant(Character.class, value);

  public void to(final byte value) {
    toConstant(Byte.class, value);

  public void to(final Class<?> value) {
    toConstant(Class.class, value);

  public <E extends Enum void to(final E value) {
    toConstant(value.getDeclaringClass(), value);

  private void toConstant(Class<?> type, Object instance) {
    // this type will define T, so these assignments are safe
    Class<T> typeAsClassT = (Class) type;
    T instanceAsT = (T) instance;

    if (keyTypeIsSet()) {

    BindingImpl<T> base = getBinding();
    Key<T> key;
    if (base.getKey().getAnnotation() != null) {
      key = Key.get(typeAsClassT, base.getKey().getAnnotation());
    } else if (base.getKey().getAnnotationType() != null) {
      key = Key.get(typeAsClassT, base.getKey().getAnnotationType());
    } else {
      key = Key.get(typeAsClassT);

    if (instanceAsT == null) {

    setBinding(new InstanceBindingImpl<T>(
        base.getSource(), key, base.getScoping(), ImmutableSet.<InjectionPoint>of(), instanceAsT));

  @Override public String toString() {
    return "ConstantBindingBuilder";

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