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017package org.apache.commons.beanutils;
018
019/**
020 * {@link ConvertUtilsBean} implementation that delegates <code>convert()</code>
021 * methods to the new {@link ConvertUtilsBean#convert(Object, Class)} method.
022 *
023 * <p>
024 * To configure this implementation for the current context ClassLoader invoke
025 * <code>BeanUtilsBean.setInstance(new BeanUtilsBean2());</code>
026 * </p>
027 *
028 * @see BeanUtilsBean2
029 * @version $Id: ConvertUtilsBean2.java 1540186 2013-11-08 21:08:30Z oheger $
030 * @since 1.8.0
031 */
032public class ConvertUtilsBean2 extends ConvertUtilsBean {
033
034    /**
035     * Delegates to the new {@link ConvertUtilsBean#convert(Object, Class)}
036     * method.
037     *
038     * @param value Value to be converted (may be null)
039     * @return The converted String value or null if value is null
040     *
041     * @see ConvertUtilsBean#convert(String[], Class)
042     */
043    @Override
044    public String convert(Object value) {
045        return (String)convert(value, String.class);
046    }
047
048    /**
049     * Delegates to the new {@link ConvertUtilsBean#convert(Object, Class)}
050     * method.
051     *
052     * @param value Value to be converted (may be null)
053     * @param clazz Java class to be converted to (must not be null)
054     * @return The converted value or null if value is null
055     *
056     * @see ConvertUtilsBean#convert(String[], Class)
057     */
058    @Override
059    public Object convert(String value, Class<?> clazz) {
060        return convert((Object)value, clazz);
061    }
062
063    /**
064     * Delegates to the new {@link ConvertUtilsBean#convert(Object, Class)}
065     * method.
066     *
067     * @param value Array of values to be converted
068     * @param clazz Java array or element class to be converted to (must not be null)
069     * @return The converted value
070     *
071     * @see ConvertUtilsBean#convert(String[], Class)
072     */
073    @Override
074    public Object convert(String[] value, Class<?> clazz) {
075        return convert((Object)value, clazz);
076    }
077
078}