How to get the name of the currently executing method?

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Is there a way to get the name of the currently executing method in Java?

Jul 5, 2018 in Java by Akrati
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Thread.currentThread().getStackTrace() will usually contain the method you’re calling it from but there are pitfalls:

Some virtual machines may, under some circumstances, omit one or more stack frames from the stack trace. In the extreme case, a virtual machine that has no stack trace information concerning this thread is permitted to return a zero-length array from this method.

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