java.lang.reflect
Class Constructor<T>

java.lang.Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object 
  extended by java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject 
      extended by java.lang.reflect.Constructor<T>
All Implemented Interfaces:
AnnotatedElement sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement , GenericDeclaration sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration , Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member

public final class Constructor<T>
extends AccessibleObject sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject
implements GenericDeclaration sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration , Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member

Constructor provides information about, and access to, a single constructor for a class.

Constructor permits widening conversions to occur when matching the actual parameters to newInstance() with the underlying constructor's formal parameters, but throws an IllegalArgumentException if a narrowing conversion would occur.

See Also:
Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member , Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class , Class.getConstructors() sample code for java.lang.Class.getConstructors() definition code for java.lang.Class.getConstructors() , Class.getConstructor(Class[]) sample code for java.lang.Class.getConstructor(java.lang.Class...) definition code for java.lang.Class.getConstructor(java.lang.Class...) , Class.getDeclaredConstructors() sample code for java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors() definition code for java.lang.Class.getDeclaredConstructors()

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from interface java.lang.reflect.Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member
DECLARED sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member.DECLARED definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member.DECLARED , PUBLIC sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member.PUBLIC definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member.PUBLIC
 
Method Summary
 boolean equals sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.equals(java.lang.Object) definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.equals(java.lang.Object) (Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object  obj)
          Compares this Constructor against the specified object.
<T extends Annotation sample code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation definition code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation >
T
getAnnotation sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) (Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <T> annotationClass)
          Returns this element's annotation for the specified type if such an annotation is present, else null.
 Annotation sample code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation definition code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation [] getDeclaredAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaredAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaredAnnotations() ()
          Returns all annotations that are directly present on this element.
 Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <T> getDeclaringClass sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaringClass() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaringClass() ()
          Returns the Class object representing the class that declares the constructor represented by this Constructor object.
 Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?>[] getExceptionTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getExceptionTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getExceptionTypes() ()
          Returns an array of Class objects that represent the types of exceptions declared to be thrown by the underlying constructor represented by this Constructor object.
 Type sample code for java.lang.reflect.Type definition code for java.lang.reflect.Type [] getGenericExceptionTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericExceptionTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericExceptionTypes() ()
          Returns an array of Type objects that represent the exceptions declared to be thrown by this Constructor object.
 Type sample code for java.lang.reflect.Type definition code for java.lang.reflect.Type [] getGenericParameterTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericParameterTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericParameterTypes() ()
          Returns an array of Type objects that represent the formal parameter types, in declaration order, of the method represented by this Constructor object.
 int getModifiers sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getModifiers() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getModifiers() ()
          Returns the Java language modifiers for the constructor represented by this Constructor object, as an integer.
 String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String getName sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getName() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getName() ()
          Returns the name of this constructor, as a string.
 Annotation sample code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation definition code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation [][] getParameterAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterAnnotations() ()
          Returns an array of arrays that represent the annotations on the formal parameters, in declaration order, of the method represented by this Method object.
 Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?>[] getParameterTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterTypes() ()
          Returns an array of Class objects that represent the formal parameter types, in declaration order, of the constructor represented by this Constructor object.
 TypeVariable sample code for java.lang.reflect.TypeVariable definition code for java.lang.reflect.TypeVariable <Constructor sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor <T>>[] getTypeParameters sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getTypeParameters() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getTypeParameters() ()
          Returns an array of TypeVariable objects that represent the type variables declared by the generic declaration represented by this GenericDeclaration object, in declaration order.
 int hashCode sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.hashCode() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.hashCode() ()
          Returns a hashcode for this Constructor.
 boolean isSynthetic sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isSynthetic() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isSynthetic() ()
          Returns true if this constructor is a synthetic constructor; returns false otherwise.
 boolean isVarArgs sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isVarArgs() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isVarArgs() ()
          Returns true if this constructor was declared to take a variable number of arguments; returns false otherwise.
 T newInstance sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(java.lang.Object...) definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(java.lang.Object...) (Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object ... initargs)
          Uses the constructor represented by this Constructor object to create and initialize a new instance of the constructor's declaring class, with the specified initialization parameters.
 String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String toGenericString sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toGenericString() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toGenericString() ()
          Returns a string describing this Constructor, including type parameters.
 String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String toString sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toString() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toString() ()
          Returns a string describing this Constructor.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject
getAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.getAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.getAnnotations() , isAccessible sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.isAccessible() definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.isAccessible() , isAnnotationPresent sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.isAnnotationPresent(java.lang.Class) definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.isAnnotationPresent(java.lang.Class) , setAccessible sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.setAccessible(java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject[], boolean) definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.setAccessible(java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject[], boolean) , setAccessible sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.setAccessible(boolean) definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.setAccessible(boolean)
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object
clone sample code for java.lang.Object.clone() definition code for java.lang.Object.clone() , finalize sample code for java.lang.Object.finalize() definition code for java.lang.Object.finalize() , getClass sample code for java.lang.Object.getClass() definition code for java.lang.Object.getClass() , notify sample code for java.lang.Object.notify() definition code for java.lang.Object.notify() , notifyAll sample code for java.lang.Object.notifyAll() definition code for java.lang.Object.notifyAll() , wait sample code for java.lang.Object.wait() definition code for java.lang.Object.wait() , wait sample code for java.lang.Object.wait(long) definition code for java.lang.Object.wait(long) , wait sample code for java.lang.Object.wait(long, int) definition code for java.lang.Object.wait(long, int)
 

Method Detail

getDeclaringClass sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaringClass() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaringClass()

public Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <T> getDeclaringClass()
Returns the Class object representing the class that declares the constructor represented by this Constructor object.

Specified by:
getDeclaringClass sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member.getDeclaringClass() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member.getDeclaringClass() in interface Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member
Returns:
an object representing the declaring class of the underlying member

getName sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getName() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getName()

public String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String  getName()
Returns the name of this constructor, as a string. This is always the same as the simple name of the constructor's declaring class.

Specified by:
getName sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member.getName() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member.getName() in interface Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member
Returns:
the simple name of the underlying member

getModifiers sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getModifiers() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getModifiers()

public int getModifiers()
Returns the Java language modifiers for the constructor represented by this Constructor object, as an integer. The Modifier class should be used to decode the modifiers.

Specified by:
getModifiers sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member.getModifiers() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member.getModifiers() in interface Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member
Returns:
the Java language modifiers for the underlying member
See Also:
Modifier sample code for java.lang.reflect.Modifier definition code for java.lang.reflect.Modifier

getTypeParameters sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getTypeParameters() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getTypeParameters()

public TypeVariable sample code for java.lang.reflect.TypeVariable definition code for java.lang.reflect.TypeVariable <Constructor sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor <T>>[] getTypeParameters()
Returns an array of TypeVariable objects that represent the type variables declared by the generic declaration represented by this GenericDeclaration object, in declaration order. Returns an array of length 0 if the underlying generic declaration declares no type variables.

Specified by:
getTypeParameters sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration.getTypeParameters() definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration.getTypeParameters() in interface GenericDeclaration sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration
Returns:
an array of TypeVariable objects that represent the type variables declared by this generic declaration
Throws:
GenericSignatureFormatError sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError - if the generic signature of this generic declaration does not conform to the format specified in the Java Virtual Machine Specification, 3rd edition
Since:
1.5

getParameterTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterTypes()

public Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?>[] getParameterTypes()
Returns an array of Class objects that represent the formal parameter types, in declaration order, of the constructor represented by this Constructor object. Returns an array of length 0 if the underlying constructor takes no parameters.

Returns:
the parameter types for the constructor this object represents

getGenericParameterTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericParameterTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericParameterTypes()

public Type sample code for java.lang.reflect.Type definition code for java.lang.reflect.Type [] getGenericParameterTypes()
Returns an array of Type objects that represent the formal parameter types, in declaration order, of the method represented by this Constructor object. Returns an array of length 0 if the underlying method takes no parameters.

If a formal parameter type is a parameterized type, the Type object returned for it must accurately reflect the actual type parameters used in the source code.

If a formal parameter type is a type variable or a parameterized type, it is created. Otherwise, it is resolved.

Returns:
an array of Types that represent the formal parameter types of the underlying method, in declaration order
Throws:
GenericSignatureFormatError sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError - if the generic method signature does not conform to the format specified in the Java Virtual Machine Specification, 3rd edition
TypeNotPresentException sample code for java.lang.TypeNotPresentException definition code for java.lang.TypeNotPresentException - if any of the parameter types of the underlying method refers to a non-existent type declaration
MalformedParameterizedTypeException sample code for java.lang.reflect.MalformedParameterizedTypeException definition code for java.lang.reflect.MalformedParameterizedTypeException - if any of the underlying method's parameter types refer to a parameterized type that cannot be instantiated for any reason
Since:
1.5

getExceptionTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getExceptionTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getExceptionTypes()

public Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?>[] getExceptionTypes()
Returns an array of Class objects that represent the types of exceptions declared to be thrown by the underlying constructor represented by this Constructor object. Returns an array of length 0 if the constructor declares no exceptions in its throws clause.

Returns:
the exception types declared as being thrown by the constructor this object represents

getGenericExceptionTypes sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericExceptionTypes() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getGenericExceptionTypes()

public Type sample code for java.lang.reflect.Type definition code for java.lang.reflect.Type [] getGenericExceptionTypes()
Returns an array of Type objects that represent the exceptions declared to be thrown by this Constructor object. Returns an array of length 0 if the underlying method declares no exceptions in its throws clause.

If an exception type is a parameterized type, the Type object returned for it must accurately reflect the actual type parameters used in the source code.

If an exception type is a type variable or a parameterized type, it is created. Otherwise, it is resolved.

Returns:
an array of Types that represent the exception types thrown by the underlying method
Throws:
GenericSignatureFormatError sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError - if the generic method signature does not conform to the format specified in the Java Virtual Machine Specification, 3rd edition
TypeNotPresentException sample code for java.lang.TypeNotPresentException definition code for java.lang.TypeNotPresentException - if the underlying method's throws clause refers to a non-existent type declaration
MalformedParameterizedTypeException sample code for java.lang.reflect.MalformedParameterizedTypeException definition code for java.lang.reflect.MalformedParameterizedTypeException - if the underlying method's throws clause refers to a parameterized type that cannot be instantiated for any reason
Since:
1.5

equals sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.equals(java.lang.Object) definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.equals(java.lang.Object)

public boolean equals(Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object  obj)
Compares this Constructor against the specified object. Returns true if the objects are the same. Two Constructor objects are the same if they were declared by the same class and have the same formal parameter types.

Overrides:
equals sample code for java.lang.Object.equals(java.lang.Object) definition code for java.lang.Object.equals(java.lang.Object) in class Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object
Parameters:
obj - the reference object with which to compare.
Returns:
true if this object is the same as the obj argument; false otherwise.
See Also:
Object.hashCode() sample code for java.lang.Object.hashCode() definition code for java.lang.Object.hashCode() , Hashtable sample code for java.util.Hashtable definition code for java.util.Hashtable

hashCode sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.hashCode() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.hashCode()

public int hashCode()
Returns a hashcode for this Constructor. The hashcode is the same as the hashcode for the underlying constructor's declaring class name.

Overrides:
hashCode sample code for java.lang.Object.hashCode() definition code for java.lang.Object.hashCode() in class Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object
Returns:
a hash code value for this object.
See Also:
Object.equals(java.lang.Object) sample code for java.lang.Object.equals(java.lang.Object) definition code for java.lang.Object.equals(java.lang.Object) , Hashtable sample code for java.util.Hashtable definition code for java.util.Hashtable

toString sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toString() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toString()

public String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String  toString()
Returns a string describing this Constructor. The string is formatted as the constructor access modifiers, if any, followed by the fully-qualified name of the declaring class, followed by a parenthesized, comma-separated list of the constructor's formal parameter types. For example:
    public java.util.Hashtable(int,float)
 

The only possible modifiers for constructors are the access modifiers public, protected or private. Only one of these may appear, or none if the constructor has default (package) access.

Overrides:
toString sample code for java.lang.Object.toString() definition code for java.lang.Object.toString() in class Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object
Returns:
a string representation of the object.

toGenericString sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toGenericString() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.toGenericString()

public String sample code for java.lang.String definition code for java.lang.String  toGenericString()
Returns a string describing this Constructor, including type parameters. The string is formatted as the constructor access modifiers, if any, followed by an angle-bracketed comma separated list of the constructor's type parameters, if any, followed by the fully-qualified name of the declaring class, followed by a parenthesized, comma-separated list of the constructor's generic formal parameter types. A space is used to separate access modifiers from one another and from the type parameters or return type. If there are no type parameters, the type parameter list is elided; if the type parameter list is present, a space separates the list from the class name. If the constructor is declared to throw exceptions, the parameter list is followed by a space, followed by the word "throws" followed by a comma-separated list of the thrown exception types.

The only possible modifiers for constructors are the access modifiers public, protected or private. Only one of these may appear, or none if the constructor has default (package) access.

Returns:
a string describing this Constructor, include type parameters
Since:
1.5

newInstance sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(java.lang.Object...) definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.newInstance(java.lang.Object...)

public T newInstance(Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object ... initargs)
              throws InstantiationException sample code for java.lang.InstantiationException definition code for java.lang.InstantiationException ,
                     IllegalAccessException sample code for java.lang.IllegalAccessException definition code for java.lang.IllegalAccessException ,
                     IllegalArgumentException sample code for java.lang.IllegalArgumentException definition code for java.lang.IllegalArgumentException ,
                     InvocationTargetException sample code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException definition code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException 
Uses the constructor represented by this Constructor object to create and initialize a new instance of the constructor's declaring class, with the specified initialization parameters. Individual parameters are automatically unwrapped to match primitive formal parameters, and both primitive and reference parameters are subject to method invocation conversions as necessary.

If the number of formal parameters required by the underlying constructor is 0, the supplied initargs array may be of length 0 or null.

If the required access and argument checks succeed and the instantiation will proceed, the constructor's declaring class is initialized if it has not already been initialized.

If the constructor completes normally, returns the newly created and initialized instance.

Parameters:
initargs - array of objects to be passed as arguments to the constructor call; values of primitive types are wrapped in a wrapper object of the appropriate type (e.g. a float in a Float sample code for java.lang.Float definition code for java.lang.Float )
Returns:
a new object created by calling the constructor this object represents
Throws:
IllegalAccessException sample code for java.lang.IllegalAccessException definition code for java.lang.IllegalAccessException - if this Constructor object enforces Java language access control and the underlying constructor is inaccessible.
IllegalArgumentException sample code for java.lang.IllegalArgumentException definition code for java.lang.IllegalArgumentException - if the number of actual and formal parameters differ; if an unwrapping conversion for primitive arguments fails; or if, after possible unwrapping, a parameter value cannot be converted to the corresponding formal parameter type by a method invocation conversion; if this constructor pertains to an enum type.
InstantiationException sample code for java.lang.InstantiationException definition code for java.lang.InstantiationException - if the class that declares the underlying constructor represents an abstract class.
InvocationTargetException sample code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException definition code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException - if the underlying constructor throws an exception.
ExceptionInInitializerError sample code for java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError definition code for java.lang.ExceptionInInitializerError - if the initialization provoked by this method fails.

isVarArgs sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isVarArgs() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isVarArgs()

public boolean isVarArgs()
Returns true if this constructor was declared to take a variable number of arguments; returns false otherwise.

Returns:
true if an only if this constructor was declared to take a variable number of arguments.
Since:
1.5

isSynthetic sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isSynthetic() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.isSynthetic()

public boolean isSynthetic()
Returns true if this constructor is a synthetic constructor; returns false otherwise.

Specified by:
isSynthetic sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member.isSynthetic() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member.isSynthetic() in interface Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member
Returns:
true if and only if this constructor is a synthetic constructor as defined by the Java Language Specification.
Since:
1.5

getAnnotation sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.<T extends java.lang.annotation.Annotation>getAnnotation(java.lang.Class<T>) definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.<T extends java.lang.annotation.Annotation>getAnnotation(java.lang.Class<T>)

public <T extends Annotation sample code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation definition code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation > T getAnnotation(Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <T> annotationClass)
Description copied from interface: AnnotatedElement sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class)
Returns this element's annotation for the specified type if such an annotation is present, else null.

Specified by:
getAnnotation sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) in interface AnnotatedElement sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement
Overrides:
getAnnotation sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.getAnnotation(java.lang.Class) in class AccessibleObject sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject
Parameters:
annotationClass - the Class object corresponding to the annotation type
Returns:
this element's annotation for the specified annotation type if present on this element, else null

getDeclaredAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaredAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getDeclaredAnnotations()

public Annotation sample code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation definition code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation [] getDeclaredAnnotations()
Description copied from interface: AnnotatedElement sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getDeclaredAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getDeclaredAnnotations()
Returns all annotations that are directly present on this element. Unlike the other methods in this interface, this method ignores inherited annotations. (Returns an array of length zero if no annotations are directly present on this element.) The caller of this method is free to modify the returned array; it will have no effect on the arrays returned to other callers.

Specified by:
getDeclaredAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getDeclaredAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement.getDeclaredAnnotations() in interface AnnotatedElement sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement
Overrides:
getDeclaredAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.getDeclaredAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject.getDeclaredAnnotations() in class AccessibleObject sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject
Returns:
All annotations directly present on this element

getParameterAnnotations sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterAnnotations() definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor.getParameterAnnotations()

public Annotation sample code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation definition code for java.lang.annotation.Annotation [][] getParameterAnnotations()
Returns an array of arrays that represent the annotations on the formal parameters, in declaration order, of the method represented by this Method object. (Returns an array of length zero if the underlying method is parameterless. If the method has one or more parameters, a nested array of length zero is returned for each parameter with no annotations.) The annotation objects contained in the returned arrays are serializable. The caller of this method is free to modify the returned arrays; it will have no effect on the arrays returned to other callers.

Returns:
an array of arrays that represent the annotations on the formal parameters, in declaration order, of the method represented by this Method object
Since:
1.5