Java.lang.Class.isArray() Method

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Description

The java.lang.Class.isArray() determines if this Class object represents an array class.

Declaration

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

public boolean isArray()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

This method returns true if this object represents an array class, else false.

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.*;

public class ClassDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

     String str = "This is TutorialsPoint";

     // returns true if this object represents an array class, else false
     Class cls = str.getClass();
     // checking for array
     boolean arr = cls.isArray();
     if(arr) {
        System.out.println("Result : " + cls.getName() + " is an array");
     }
     else {
        System.out.println("Result : " + cls.getName() + " is not an array");
     }
   }
} 

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

Result : java.lang.String is not an array



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