Java.io.ObjectStreamClass.forClass() Method

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Description

The java.io.ObjectStreamClass.forClass() method returns the class in the local VM that this version is mapped to. Null is returned if there is no corresponding local class.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.io.ObjectStreamClass.forClass() method

public Class<?> forClass()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns the Class instance that this descriptor represents

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.io.ObjectStreamClass.forClass() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.io.*;

public class ObjectStreamClassDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new object stream class for Integers
      ObjectStreamClass osc = ObjectStreamClass.lookup(Integer.class);

      // get the Class instance for osc
      System.out.println("" + osc.forClass());

      // create a new object stream class for Strings
      ObjectStreamClass osc2 = ObjectStreamClass.lookup(String.class);

      // get the Class instance for osc
      System.out.println("" + osc2.forClass());

   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

class java.lang.Integer
class java.lang.String



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