Reflection: Explanation and Uses

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What are reflections in java ? Where is it used?
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Reflection API is used to modify or examine the behavior of methods, classes, interfaces at runtime.

Reflection can be used to get information about –

  1. Class: getClass() is used to get the name of the class 

  2. Constructors: getConstructors() is used to get the public constructors of the class to which an object belongs

  3. Methods: getMethods() is used to get the public methods of the class to which an object belongs

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