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


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Description

The java.lang.reflect.Method.getName() method returns the name of this method, as a string. This is the binary name of the method's declaring class.

Declaration

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

public String getName()

Returns

the simple name of the underlying member.

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.lang.reflect.Method;

public class MethodDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) {

      Method[] methods = SampleClass.class.getMethods();
      for (Method method : methods) {
         System.out.println("Method: " + method.getName());
      }
   }
}

class SampleClass {
   private String sampleField;

   public String getSampleField() {
      return sampleField;
   }

   public void setSampleField(String sampleField) {
      this.sampleField = sampleField; 
   } 
}

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

Method: getSampleField
Method: setSampleField
Method: wait
Method: wait
Method: wait
Method: equals
Method: toString
Method: hashCode
Method: getClass
Method: notify
Method: notifyAll
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