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Two modified Java compilers with extended annotation features. xajavac supports annotations with subtyping. The older LAPTjavac processes Java annotations on local variables and puts them into class files. With Sun’s compiler, local variable annotations can neither be seen in the source using Sun’s apt tool, nor are they accessible in the class file or at runtime.

ANTLRWorks and OpenJDK Compiler Grammar

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Java Multi-Methods Using Proxies and Annotations

After working a little bit with Java proxy clas… Continue reading

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And Another Week Gone

The last week was still spent catching up from … Continue reading

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Is It Safe?

For the last couple of days I have been contemp… Continue reading

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JSR 308 Animosity

I’ve come across two blog posts that leave me p… Continue reading

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Semi-Weekly Log from 2/18/08 to 2/21/08

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Still Working on Subtyped Annotation API

Just when I thought I had a complete working AP… Continue reading

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@Inherited for Invariant Annotations?

When I wrote the API code for xajavac, my Java … Continue reading

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Small Things

In the last few days, I’ve worked on a few smal… Continue reading

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Multiple Annotations of the Same Type

Since I already made one small modification tod… Continue reading

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Final Modifier for Annotations with Subtyping

The JSR 308 proposal mentioned that there might… Continue reading

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Referenced in JSR 308 Proposal

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Added Formal Grammar Changes and API Description to xajavac Website

I finally finished modifying the Java grammar t… Continue reading

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JSR 308 Proposal Available

The proposal for JSR 308, "Annotations on Java … Continue reading

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Work Website Redesign and Miscellaneous To Do

I just finished redesigning my work website. It… Continue reading

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Subtyping for Array Annotations Now Working

I’m creating more and more tests for annotation… Continue reading

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Automatic Delegation Would Be Nice

Last night I finished the core of the extended … Continue reading

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Long Day

This was a long but productive day so far: I go… Continue reading

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From the Trenches

I’m still working on the API improvements to su… Continue reading

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Subtyping for Annotations

Last night, I managed to change the Java compil… Continue reading

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