net.rim.device.api.synchronization
Class UIDGenerator

java.lang.Object
  extended by net.rim.device.api.synchronization.UIDGenerator

public class UIDGenerator
extends Object

A utility class to generate 32-bit unique IDs that can be used for synchronization or any other purpose.

Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

Method Summary
Category: Signed static int getUID()
          Gets a unique ID.
Category: Signed static int getUID(int scope)
          Gets a unique ID for a given scope.
Category: Signed static int getUniqueScopingValue()
          Generates a unique scoping value.
Category: Signed static long makeLUID(int scope, int value)
          Generates a long form of the scope and value.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
equals, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
 



Method Detail

getUniqueScopingValue

public static int getUniqueScopingValue()
Generates a unique scoping value.

Returns:
A unique scoping value.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getUID

public static int getUID()
Gets a unique ID.

Returns:
A unique ID.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

getUID

public static int getUID(int scope)
Gets a unique ID for a given scope.

Parameters:
scope - A unique scoping value.
Returns:
A unique ID.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0

makeLUID

public static long makeLUID(int scope,
                            int value)
Generates a long form of the scope and value.

This simply places the scope in the upper 32-bits and the value in the lower 32-bits.

Parameters:
scope - The scoping value.
value - The UID for the scope.
Returns:
A long value combining the two Ids.
Category:
Signed: This element is only accessible by signed applications. If you intend to use this element, please visit http://www.blackberry.com/go/codesigning to obtain a set of code signing keys. Code signing is only required for applications running on BlackBerry smartphones; development on BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators can occur without code signing.
Since:
BlackBerry API 3.6.0





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