Interface AnnotationProvider

All Known Subinterfaces:
BeanEditContext, Binding, ClassTransformation, InternalPropBinding, InternalPropertyConduit, PropertyAdapter, PropertyConduit, PropertyEditContext, PropertyModel, TransformField, TransformMethod
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractBinding, AccessableObjectAnnotationProvider, AnnotationProviderChain, AssetBinding, AttributeExpansionBinding, BeanEditContextImpl, BlockBinding, BridgeClassTransformation, CoercingPropertyConduitWrapper, ComponentBinding, InvariantBinding, LiteralBinding, LiteralPropertyConduit, NullAnnotationProvider, PropBinding, PropertyAdapterImpl, PropertyModelImpl, RenderVariableBinding

public interface AnnotationProvider

A source of annotations. This interface is used to mask where the annotations come from (for example, from a Method, a Class, or some other source).

Method Summary
<T extends Annotation>
getAnnotation(Class<T> annotationClass)
          Searches for the specified annotation, returning the matching annotation instance.

Method Detail


<T extends Annotation> T getAnnotation(Class<T> annotationClass)
Searches for the specified annotation, returning the matching annotation instance.

Type Parameters:
T -
annotationClass - used to select the annotation to return
the annotation, or null if not found

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