Convert the message body to the given class type. To do so camel uses a hierarchy of TypeConverters

Syntax

Java

convertBodyTo(Class type [, String charset])

Spring XML

<convertBodyTo type="<String>" [charset="<String>"] >

Parameters

Parameter

Type

Description

type

Class

Class type to convert to. For spring dsl use the Fully qualified name

charset

String

charset name for conversions from byte to String

Examples

convert to Java String

Java

Spring XML Schema

Other types to use:

  • org.w3c.dom.Document: If you read xml files and want the encoding from the xml to be used
  • javax.xml.transform.stream.StreamSource: Streaming source for xml
  • InputStream
  • byte[]
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