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Difference between Adapters and Message HandlersPage Title Module
Hi Im newbie to Spring Integration and I have been reading thru the documentation. Im totally confused about Adapters and Handlers. Can anyone explain whts the difference in their functionalities?? Would appreciate help
Don't blame yourself, blame our documentation we're working on it.
To answer your question: Adapters are meant to establish a connection between the messaging system and the outside world. Handlers (in M6) were anything that could do something with a message. In the latest HEAD the significance of Handlers has been severely reduced. Now you should view the system in three main roles: Message, Channel, Endpoint.