javax.enterprise.inject.spi
Interface Annotated

All Known Subinterfaces:
AnnotatedCallable<X>, AnnotatedConstructor<X>, AnnotatedField<X>, AnnotatedMember<X>, AnnotatedMethod<X>, AnnotatedParameter<X>, AnnotatedType<X>

public interface Annotated

Represents a Java program element that can be annotated.

Author:
Gavin King, Pete Muir, Clint Popetz
See Also:
AnnotatedElement

Method Summary
<T extends java.lang.annotation.Annotation>
T
getAnnotation(java.lang.Class<T> annotationType)
          Get program element annotation of a certain annotation type.
 java.util.Set<java.lang.annotation.Annotation> getAnnotations()
          Get all annotations of the program element.
 java.lang.reflect.Type getBaseType()
          Get the type of the annotated program element.
 java.util.Set<java.lang.reflect.Type> getTypeClosure()
          Get all types to which the base type should be considered assignable.
 boolean isAnnotationPresent(java.lang.Class<? extends java.lang.annotation.Annotation> annotationType)
          Determine if the program element has an annotation of a certain annotation type.
 

Method Detail

getBaseType

java.lang.reflect.Type getBaseType()

Get the type of the annotated program element.

Returns:
the type of the annotated program element

getTypeClosure

java.util.Set<java.lang.reflect.Type> getTypeClosure()

Get all types to which the base type should be considered assignable.

Returns:
a set of all types to which the base type should be considered assignable

getAnnotation

<T extends java.lang.annotation.Annotation> T getAnnotation(java.lang.Class<T> annotationType)

Get program element annotation of a certain annotation type.

Type Parameters:
T - the type of the annotation
Parameters:
annotationType - the class of the annotation type
Returns:
the program element annotation of the given annotation type, or a null value

getAnnotations

java.util.Set<java.lang.annotation.Annotation> getAnnotations()

Get all annotations of the program element.

Returns:
all annotations of the program element, or an empty set if no annotations are present

isAnnotationPresent

boolean isAnnotationPresent(java.lang.Class<? extends java.lang.annotation.Annotation> annotationType)

Determine if the program element has an annotation of a certain annotation type.

Parameters:
annotationType - the annotation type to check for
Returns:
true if the program element has an annotation of the given annotation type, or false otherwise


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