Annotation Type Read


@Retention(RUNTIME) @Target(METHOD) public @interface Read
RESTful method annotation to be used for the FHIR read and vread method.

If this method has a parameter annotated with the IdParam annotation and a parameter annotated with the VersionIdParam annotation, the method will be treated as a vread method. If the method has only a parameter annotated with the IdParam annotation, it will be treated as a read operation. the

If you wish for your server to support both read and vread operations, you will need two methods annotated with this annotation.

  • Optional Element Summary

    Optional Elements
    Modifier and Type
    Optional Element
    Description
    Class<? extends IBaseResource>
    The return type for this method.
    This method allows the return type for this method to be specified in a non-type-specific way, using the text name of the resource, e.g.
    boolean
    If set to true (default is false), this method supports vread operation as well as read
  • Element Details

    • type

      The return type for this method. This generally does not need to be populated for IResourceProvider in a server implementation, but often does need to be populated in client implementations using IBasicClient or IRestfulClient, or in plain providers on a server.

      This value also does not need to be populated if the return type for a method annotated with this annotation is sufficient to determine the type of resource provided. E.g. if the method returns Patient or List<Patient>, the server/client will automatically determine that the Patient resource is the return type, and this value may be left blank.

      Default:
      org.hl7.fhir.instance.model.api.IBaseResource.class
    • typeName

      This method allows the return type for this method to be specified in a non-type-specific way, using the text name of the resource, e.g. "Patient". This attribute should be populate, or type() should be, but not both.
      Since:
      5.4.0
      Default:
      ""
    • version

      boolean version
      If set to true (default is false), this method supports vread operation as well as read
      Default:
      false