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Tip: Get the Class-Level Annotation

Learn how use the Java Reflection API to obtain all the annotations of a class.


Via Java Reflection API, we can obtain all the annotations of a class as follows:

Class clazz = Foo.class;
Annotation[] clazzAnnotations = clazz.getAnnotations();


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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