Java.lang.Class.desiredAssertionStatus() Method

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Description

The java.lang.Class.desiredAssertionStatus() method returns the assertion status that would be assigned to this class if it were to be initialized at the time this method is invoked.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.Class.desiredAssertionStatus() method

public boolean desiredAssertionStatus()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns the desired assertion status of the specified class.

Exception

  • NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.Class.desiredAssertionStatus() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class ClassDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

     ClassDemo c = new ClassDemo();
     Class cls = c.getClass();

     // returns the name of the class
     String name = cls.getName();
     System.out.println("Class Name = " + name);
         
     // returns assertion status
     boolean retval = cls.desiredAssertionStatus();
     System.out.println("status = " + retval);     
   }
} 

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

Class Name = ClassDemo
status = false



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