xpcom/ds/Observer.h
author moz-wptsync-bot <wptsync@mozilla.com>
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 14:00:17 +0000
changeset 522578 d2f8b977ceef755eab292c24d6b067c13408ad51
parent 505383 6f3709b3878117466168c40affa7bca0b60cf75b
permissions -rw-r--r--
Bug 1529462 [wpt PR 15482] - Update wpt metadata, a=testonly wpt-pr: 15482 wpt-type: metadata

/* -*- Mode: C++; tab-width: 8; indent-tabs-mode: nil; c-basic-offset: 2 -*- */
/* vim: set ts=8 sts=2 et sw=2 tw=80: */
/* This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
 * License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
 * file, You can obtain one at http://mozilla.org/MPL/2.0/. */

#ifndef mozilla_Observer_h
#define mozilla_Observer_h

#include "nsTObserverArray.h"

namespace mozilla {

/**
 * Observer<T> provides a way for a class to observe something.
 * When an event has to be broadcasted to all Observer<T>, Notify() method
 * is called.
 * T represents the type of the object passed in argument to Notify().
 *
 * @see ObserverList.
 */
template <class T>
class Observer {
 public:
  virtual ~Observer() {}
  virtual void Notify(const T& aParam) = 0;
};

/**
 * ObserverList<T> tracks Observer<T> and can notify them when Broadcast() is
 * called.
 * T represents the type of the object passed in argument to Broadcast() and
 * sent to Observer<T> objects through Notify().
 *
 * @see Observer.
 */
template <class T>
class ObserverList {
 public:
  /**
   * Note: When calling AddObserver, it's up to the caller to make sure the
   * object isn't going to be release as long as RemoveObserver hasn't been
   * called.
   *
   * @see RemoveObserver()
   */
  void AddObserver(Observer<T>* aObserver) {
    mObservers.AppendElementUnlessExists(aObserver);
  }

  /**
   * Remove the observer from the observer list.
   * @return Whether the observer has been found in the list.
   */
  bool RemoveObserver(Observer<T>* aObserver) {
    return mObservers.RemoveElement(aObserver);
  }

  uint32_t Length() { return mObservers.Length(); }

  /**
   * Call Notify() on each item in the list.
   */
  void Broadcast(const T& aParam) {
    typename nsTObserverArray<Observer<T>*>::ForwardIterator iter(mObservers);
    while (iter.HasMore()) {
      Observer<T>* obs = iter.GetNext();
      obs->Notify(aParam);
    }
  }

 protected:
  nsTObserverArray<Observer<T>*> mObservers;
};

}  // namespace mozilla

#endif  // mozilla_Observer_h