TissueInfo API 20130530171129

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Interface ReaderType

All Known Implementing Classes:
FastaReaderType

public interface ReaderType

ReaderType encapsulates the information about a sequence "file format".


Method Summary
 String[] getExtensions()
          Returns the filename extensions the ReaderType uses to guess if it can handle an InputStream.
 String getInfo()
          Returns detailled information about the format parsed by this ReaderType.
 String getShortName()
          Returns the shortname of this ReaderType.
 boolean matchExtension(String extension)
          Returns true when the ReaderType can handle the given extension.
 

Method Detail

getInfo

String getInfo()
Returns detailled information about the format parsed by this ReaderType.


getShortName

String getShortName()
Returns the shortname of this ReaderType. This string is typically less than 10 characters and can be presented to the user so that he can recognize the format.


getExtensions

String[] getExtensions()
Returns the filename extensions the ReaderType uses to guess if it can handle an InputStream.


matchExtension

boolean matchExtension(String extension)
Returns true when the ReaderType can handle the given extension.


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