Spring Framework

org.springframework.beans.factory.annotation
Interface AnnotatedBeanDefinition

All Superinterfaces:
AttributeAccessor, BeanDefinition, BeanMetadataElement
All Known Implementing Classes:
AnnotatedGenericBeanDefinition, ScannedGenericBeanDefinition

public interface AnnotatedBeanDefinition
extends BeanDefinition

Extended BeanDefinition interface that exposes AnnotationMetadata about its bean class - without requiring the class to be loaded yet.

Since:
2.5
Author:
Juergen Hoeller
See Also:
AnnotatedGenericBeanDefinition, AnnotationMetadata

Field Summary
 
Fields inherited from interface org.springframework.beans.factory.config.BeanDefinition
ROLE_APPLICATION, ROLE_INFRASTRUCTURE, ROLE_SUPPORT, SCOPE_PROTOTYPE, SCOPE_SINGLETON
 
Method Summary
 AnnotationMetadata getMetadata()
          Obtain the annotation metadata (as well as basic class metadata) for this bean definition's bean class.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.beans.factory.config.BeanDefinition
getBeanClassName, getConstructorArgumentValues, getDependsOn, getDescription, getFactoryBeanName, getFactoryMethodName, getOriginatingBeanDefinition, getParentName, getPropertyValues, getResourceDescription, getRole, getScope, isAbstract, isAutowireCandidate, isLazyInit, isPrimary, isPrototype, isSingleton, setAutowireCandidate, setBeanClassName, setDependsOn, setFactoryBeanName, setFactoryMethodName, setLazyInit, setParentName, setPrimary, setScope
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.core.AttributeAccessor
attributeNames, getAttribute, hasAttribute, removeAttribute, setAttribute
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.beans.BeanMetadataElement
getSource
 

Method Detail

getMetadata

AnnotationMetadata getMetadata()
Obtain the annotation metadata (as well as basic class metadata) for this bean definition's bean class.

Returns:
the annotation metadata object (never null)

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