Enum ElementKind

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    java.io.Serializable, java.lang.Comparable<ElementKind>, java.lang.constant.Constable

    public enum ElementKind
    extends java.lang.Enum<ElementKind>
    The kind of an element.

    Note that it is possible additional element kinds will be added to accommodate new, currently unknown, language structures added to future versions of the Java™ programming language.

    Since:
    1.6
    See Also:
    Element
    • Nested Class Summary

      • Nested classes/interfaces inherited from class java.lang.Enum

        java.lang.Enum.EnumDesc<E extends java.lang.Enum<E>>
    • Method Summary

      All Methods Static Methods Instance Methods Concrete Methods 
      Modifier and Type Method Description
      boolean isClass()
      Returns true if this is a kind of class: either CLASS or ENUM or RECORD.
      boolean isField()
      Returns true if this is a kind of field: either FIELD or ENUM_CONSTANT.
      boolean isInterface()
      Returns true if this is a kind of interface: either INTERFACE or ANNOTATION_TYPE.
      static ElementKind valueOf​(java.lang.String name)
      Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name.
      static ElementKind[] values()
      Returns an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared.
      • Methods inherited from class java.lang.Enum

        clone, compareTo, describeConstable, equals, finalize, getDeclaringClass, hashCode, name, ordinal, toString, valueOf
      • Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object

        getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
    • Enum Constant Detail

      • PACKAGE

        public static final ElementKind PACKAGE
        A package.
      • ENUM

        public static final ElementKind ENUM
        An enum type.
      • CLASS

        public static final ElementKind CLASS
        A class not described by a more specific kind (like ENUM or RECORD).
      • ANNOTATION_TYPE

        public static final ElementKind ANNOTATION_TYPE
        An annotation type.
      • INTERFACE

        public static final ElementKind INTERFACE
        An interface not described by a more specific kind (like ANNOTATION_TYPE).
      • ENUM_CONSTANT

        public static final ElementKind ENUM_CONSTANT
        An enum constant.
      • FIELD

        public static final ElementKind FIELD
        A field not described by a more specific kind (like ENUM_CONSTANT).
      • PARAMETER

        public static final ElementKind PARAMETER
        A parameter of a method or constructor.
      • LOCAL_VARIABLE

        public static final ElementKind LOCAL_VARIABLE
        A local variable.
      • EXCEPTION_PARAMETER

        public static final ElementKind EXCEPTION_PARAMETER
        A parameter of an exception handler.
      • METHOD

        public static final ElementKind METHOD
        A method.
      • CONSTRUCTOR

        public static final ElementKind CONSTRUCTOR
        A constructor.
      • STATIC_INIT

        public static final ElementKind STATIC_INIT
        A static initializer.
      • INSTANCE_INIT

        public static final ElementKind INSTANCE_INIT
        An instance initializer.
      • TYPE_PARAMETER

        public static final ElementKind TYPE_PARAMETER
        A type parameter.
      • OTHER

        public static final ElementKind OTHER
        An implementation-reserved element. This is not the element you are looking for.
      • RESOURCE_VARIABLE

        public static final ElementKind RESOURCE_VARIABLE
        A resource variable.
        Since:
        1.7
      • MODULE

        public static final ElementKind MODULE
        A module.
        Since:
        9
      • RECORD

        public static final ElementKind RECORD
        A record type.
        Since:
        14
      • RECORD_COMPONENT

        public static final ElementKind RECORD_COMPONENT
        A record component of a record.
        Since:
        14
    • Method Detail

      • values

        public static ElementKind[] values()
        Returns an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared.
        Returns:
        an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared
      • valueOf

        public static ElementKind valueOf​(java.lang.String name)
        Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name. The string must match exactly an identifier used to declare an enum constant in this type. (Extraneous whitespace characters are not permitted.)
        Parameters:
        name - the name of the enum constant to be returned.
        Returns:
        the enum constant with the specified name
        Throws:
        java.lang.IllegalArgumentException - if this enum type has no constant with the specified name
        java.lang.NullPointerException - if the argument is null
      • isClass

        public boolean isClass()
        Returns true if this is a kind of class: either CLASS or ENUM or RECORD.
        Returns:
        true if this is a kind of class
      • isInterface

        public boolean isInterface()
        Returns true if this is a kind of interface: either INTERFACE or ANNOTATION_TYPE.
        Returns:
        true if this is a kind of interface
      • isField

        public boolean isField()
        Returns true if this is a kind of field: either FIELD or ENUM_CONSTANT.
        Returns:
        true if this is a kind of field