JAXB API Source Code

Java Architecture for XML Binding (JAXB) is a Java API that allows Java developers to map Java classes to XML representations.

jaxb-api-2.3.1.jar is the JAR file for the JAXB API 2.3 specification. You can download and use it directly without any building process as shown in the last tutorial.

If you want to rebuild the JAR file, you can download the source code at JAXB API Maven Website.

You can also browse the source code below:

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package javax.xml.bind.annotation;

import javax.xml.bind.annotation.adapters.XmlJavaTypeAdapter;
import java.lang.annotation.Target;
import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
import java.lang.annotation.Inherited;

import static java.lang.annotation.ElementType.*;
import static java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy.*;

 * <p> Controls whether fields or Javabean properties are serialized by default. </p>
 * <p> <b> Usage </b> </p>
 * <p> {@code @XmlAccessorType} annotation can be used with the following program elements:</p>
 * <ul> 
 *   <li> package</li>
 *   <li> a top level class </li>
 * </ul>
 * <p> See "Package Specification" in javax.xml.bind.package javadoc for
 * additional common information.</p>
 * <p>This annotation provides control over the default serialization
 * of properties and fields in a class.
 * <p>The annotation {@code @XmlAccessorType} on a package applies to
 * all classes in the package. The following inheritance
 * semantics apply:
 * <ul>
 *   <li> If there is a {@code @XmlAccessorType} on a class, then it
 *        is used. </li>  
 *   <li> Otherwise, if a {@code @XmlAccessorType} exists on one of
 *        its super classes, then it is inherited.
 *   <li> Otherwise, the {@code @XmlAccessorType} on a package is
 *        inherited.
 * </ul>
 * <p> <b> Defaulting Rules: </b> </p>
 * <p>By default, if {@code @XmlAccessorType} on a package is absent,
 * then the following package level annotation is assumed.</p>
 * <pre>
 *   &#64;XmlAccessorType(XmlAccessType.PUBLIC_MEMBER)
 * </pre>
 * <p> By default, if {@code @XmlAccessorType} on a class is absent,
 * and none of its super classes is annotated with
 * {@code @XmlAccessorType}, then the following default on the class
 * is assumed: </p>
 * <pre>
 *   &#64;XmlAccessorType(XmlAccessType.PUBLIC_MEMBER)
 * </pre>
 * <p>This annotation can be used with the following annotations: 
 *    {@link XmlType}, {@link XmlRootElement}, {@link XmlAccessorOrder}, 
 *    {@link XmlSchema}, {@link XmlSchemaType}, {@link XmlSchemaTypes}, 
 *    , {@link XmlJavaTypeAdapter}. It can also be used with the
 *    following annotations at the package level: {@link XmlJavaTypeAdapter}.
 * @author Sekhar Vajjhala, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 * @since 1.6, JAXB 2.0
 * @see XmlAccessType

@Inherited @Retention(RUNTIME) @Target({PACKAGE, TYPE})
public @interface XmlAccessorType {

     * Specifies whether fields or properties are serialized. 
     * @see XmlAccessType
    XmlAccessType value() default XmlAccessType.PUBLIC_MEMBER;



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File name: jaxb-api-2.3.1-sources.jar
File size: 271123 bytes
Release date: 2018-10-10


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