java.lang
Annotation Type Deprecated


@Documented
@Retention(value sample code for java.lang.annotation.Retention.value() definition code for java.lang.annotation.Retention.value() =RUNTIME sample code for java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME definition code for java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME )
public @interface Deprecated

A program element annotated @Deprecated is one that programmers are discouraged from using, typically because it is dangerous, or because a better alternative exists. Compilers warn when a deprecated program element is used or overridden in non-deprecated code.

Since:
1.5