aspose file tools*
The moose likes Java in General and the fly likes isAnnotationPresent returning false Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Java in General
Bookmark "isAnnotationPresent returning false" Watch "isAnnotationPresent returning false" New topic
Author

isAnnotationPresent returning false

Jayavardhan geepi
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 21, 2010
Posts: 66


Test class


Why it is printing false for doesNothing method.
Can anybody trace it out please.
Thanks
Jesper de Jong
Java Cowboy
Saloon Keeper

Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 14104
    
  16

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.
Jayavardhan geepi wrote:


Java Beginners FAQ - JavaRanch SCJP FAQ - The Java Tutorial - Java SE 7 API documentation
Scala Notes - My blog about Scala
Jayavardhan geepi
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 21, 2010
Posts: 66
Thanks Jasper. I got it.
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
subject: isAnnotationPresent returning false