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

 * <p>
 * Prevents the mapping of a JavaBean property/type to XML representation.
 * <p>
 * The {@code @XmlTransient} annotation is useful for resolving name
 * collisions between a JavaBean property name and a field name or
 * preventing the mapping of a field/property. A name collision can
 * occur when the decapitalized JavaBean property name and a field
 * name are the same. If the JavaBean property refers to the field,
 * then the name collision can be resolved by preventing the
 * mapping of either the field or the JavaBean property using the
 * {@code @XmlTransient} annotation.
 * <p>
 * When placed on a class, it indicates that the class shouldn't be mapped
 * to XML by itself. Properties on such class will be mapped to XML along
 * with its derived classes, as if the class is inlined.
 * <p><b>Usage</b></p>
 * <p> The {@code @XmlTransient} annotation can be used with the following
 *     program elements: 
 * <ul> 
 *   <li> a JavaBean property </li>
 *   <li> field </li>
 *   <li> class </li>
 * </ul>
 * <p>{@code @XmlTransient} is mutually exclusive with all other
 * JAXB defined annotations. </p>
 * <p>See "Package Specification" in javax.xml.bind.package javadoc for
 * additional common information.</p>
 * <p><b>Example:</b> Resolve name collision between JavaBean property and
 *     field name </p>
 * <pre>
 *   // Example: Code fragment
 *   public class USAddress {
 *       // The field name "name" collides with the property name 
 *       // obtained by bean decapitalization of getName() below
 *       &#64;XmlTransient public String name;
 *       String getName() {..};
 *       String setName() {..};
 *   }
 * {@code   
 *   <!-- Example: XML Schema fragment -->
 *   <xs:complexType name="USAddress">
 *     <xs:sequence>
 *       <xs:element name="name" type="xs:string"/>
 *     </xs:sequence>
 *   </xs:complexType>
 * }</pre>
 * @author Sekhar Vajjhala, Sun Microsystems, Inc.
 * @since 1.6, JAXB 2.0

@Retention(RUNTIME) @Target({FIELD, METHOD, TYPE})
public @interface XmlTransient {}



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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