javax.persistence
Enum GenerationType

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Enum<GenerationType>
      extended by javax.persistence.GenerationType
All Implemented Interfaces:
java.io.Serializable, java.lang.Comparable<GenerationType>

public enum GenerationType
extends java.lang.Enum<GenerationType>

The GenerationType enumeration


Enum Constant Summary
AUTO
           
IDENTITY
           
SEQUENCE
           
TABLE
           
 
Method Summary
static GenerationType valueOf(java.lang.String name)
          Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name.
static GenerationType[] 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, equals, finalize, getDeclaringClass, hashCode, name, ordinal, toString, valueOf
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Enum Constant Detail

TABLE

public static final GenerationType TABLE

SEQUENCE

public static final GenerationType SEQUENCE

IDENTITY

public static final GenerationType IDENTITY

AUTO

public static final GenerationType AUTO
Method Detail

values

public static GenerationType[] values()
Returns an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared. This method may be used to iterate over the constants as follows:
for (GenerationType c : GenerationType.values())
    System.out.println(c);

Returns:
an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared

valueOf

public static GenerationType 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