java.lang.reflect.Field.getName() Method Example


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Description

The java.lang.reflect.Field.getName() method returns the name of the field represented by this Field object.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.lang.reflect.Field.getName() method.

public String getName()

Returns

the simple name of the underlying member.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.lang.reflect.Field.getName() method.

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.reflect.Field;

public class FieldDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) throws NoSuchFieldException, 
      SecurityException, IllegalArgumentException, IllegalAccessException {
          
      Field field = SampleClass.class.getField("sampleField");
      System.out.println(field.getName());
   }
}

class SampleClass {
   public static long sampleField = 5;
}

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

sampleField
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