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Disadvantages of spring annotations

Mary Cole
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Joined: Dec 02, 2000
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can somebody outline the disadvantages of spring annotations compared to declaring it in the XML file

Saifuddin Merchant
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Joined: Feb 08, 2009
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These aren't too many disadvantages of annotations over XML and vice versa.

Usually selecting one over the other is just a matter of what the team is comfortable with.

There are a few limitation to what annotation and configuration classes can do - for which you might have fall back on XML.

Google might give a few more details - spring annotations vs xml

Cheers - Sam.
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