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 static java.lang.annotation.ElementType.TYPE;
import java.lang.annotation.Retention;
import static java.lang.annotation.RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME;
import java.lang.annotation.Target;

 * <p>
 * Maps an enum type {@link Enum} to XML representation.
 * <p>This annotation, together with {@link XmlEnumValue} provides a
 * mapping of enum type to XML representation.
 * <p> <b>Usage</b> </p>
 * <p>
 * The {@code @XmlEnum} annotation can be used with the
 * following program elements: 
 * <ul> 
 *   <li>enum type</li>
 * </ul>
 * <p> The usage is subject to the following constraints:
 * <ul> 
 *   <li> This annotation can be used the following other annotations: 
 *         {@link XmlType},
 *         {@link XmlRootElement} </li>
 * </ul>
 * <p>See "Package Specification" in javax.xml.bind.package javadoc for
 * additional common information </p>
 * <p>An enum type is mapped to a schema simple type with enumeration
 * facets. The schema type is derived from the Java type to which 
 * {@code @XmlEnum.value()}. Each enum constant {@code @XmlEnumValue}
 * must have a valid lexical representation for the type 
 * {@code @XmlEnum.value()}.
 * <p><b>Examples:</b> See examples in {@link XmlEnumValue}
 * @since 1.6, JAXB 2.0

@Retention(RUNTIME) @Target({TYPE})
public @interface XmlEnum {
     * Java type that is mapped to a XML simple type.
    Class<?> value() default String.class;



Or download all of them as a single archive file:

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


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