001/*
002 * JPPF.
003 * Copyright (C) 2005-2015 JPPF Team.
004 * http://www.jppf.org
005 *
006 * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
007 * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
008 * You may obtain a copy of the License at
009 *
010 *   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0
011 *
012 * Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
013 * distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
014 * WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
015 * See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
016 * limitations under the License.
017 */
018
019package org.jppf.node.protocol;
020
021import java.lang.annotation.*;
022
023/**
024 * Annotation to determine which method in a class is the task's main method.
025 * @author Laurent Cohen
026 */
027@Retention(RetentionPolicy.RUNTIME)
028@Target( { ElementType.METHOD, ElementType.CONSTRUCTOR } )
029public @interface JPPFRunnable
030{
031  /**
032   * Specifies the execution order, in the case where multiple methods are annotated in the same class.<br>
033   * When specified orders are the same, the ordering is the same as the one used in {@link java.lang.Class#getDeclaredMethods() Class.getDeclaredMethods()}
034   * @return the execution order as an int.
035   */
036  int value() default 0;
037}