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Hello,

I recently read about the possibility to create a java compiler plugin, a feature which was added in version 1.8.

The only resources I could find are:
https://de.slideshare.net/AlexandrRadchykov/code-generation-with-javac-plugin
https://www.baeldung.com/java-build-compiler-plugin

I am looking for some good use cases for a plugin and examples of plugins which actually do more than can be
done with annotations and reflection.

Has anyone here used a compiler plugin and for which purpose?

Thanks,
Michael
 
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A colleague recently pointed out https://checkerframework.org/ as an example.
 
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