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Jayavardhan geepi
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Test class

Why it is printing false for doesNothing method.
Can anybody trace it out please.
Jesper de Jong
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You have to annotate your annotation to tell the compiler to keep the annotation in the class file. If you don't, then the compiler will just throw away the annotation and you won't be able to see it at runtime.
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Jayavardhan geepi
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Thanks Jasper. I got it.
I agree. Here's the link:
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