Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.lang.model.element
Interface TypeParameterElement

All Superinterfaces:
Element

public interface TypeParameterElement
extends Element

Represents a formal type parameter of a generic class, interface, method, or constructor element. A type parameter declares a TypeVariable.

Since:
1.6
See Also:
TypeVariable

Method Summary
 List<? extends TypeMirror> getBounds()
          Returns the bounds of this type parameter.
 Element getGenericElement()
          Returns the generic class, interface, method, or constructor that is parameterized by this type parameter.
 
Methods inherited from interface javax.lang.model.element.Element
accept, asType, equals, getAnnotation, getAnnotationMirrors, getEnclosedElements, getEnclosingElement, getKind, getModifiers, getSimpleName, hashCode
 

Method Detail

getGenericElement

Element getGenericElement()
Returns the generic class, interface, method, or constructor that is parameterized by this type parameter.

Returns:
the generic class, interface, method, or constructor that is parameterized by this type parameter

getBounds

List<? extends TypeMirror> getBounds()
Returns the bounds of this type parameter. These are the types given by the extends clause used to declare this type parameter. If no explicit extends clause was used, then java.lang.Object is considered to be the sole bound.

Returns:
the bounds of this type parameter, or an empty list if there are none

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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