Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang.reflect
Interface Member

All Known Implementing Classes:
Constructor, Field, Method

public interface Member

Member is an interface that reflects identifying information about a single member (a field or a method) or a constructor.

See Also:
Class, Field, Method, Constructor

Field Summary
static int DECLARED
          Identifies the set of declared members of a class or interface.
static int PUBLIC
          Identifies the set of all public members of a class or interface, including inherited members.
 
Method Summary
 Class<?> getDeclaringClass()
          Returns the Class object representing the class or interface that declares the member or constructor represented by this Member.
 int getModifiers()
          Returns the Java language modifiers for the member or constructor represented by this Member, as an integer.
 String getName()
          Returns the simple name of the underlying member or constructor represented by this Member.
 boolean isSynthetic()
          Returns true if this member was introduced by the compiler; returns false otherwise.
 

Field Detail

PUBLIC

static final int PUBLIC
Identifies the set of all public members of a class or interface, including inherited members.

See Also:
SecurityManager.checkMemberAccess(java.lang.Class, int), Constant Field Values

DECLARED

static final int DECLARED
Identifies the set of declared members of a class or interface. Inherited members are not included.

See Also:
SecurityManager.checkMemberAccess(java.lang.Class, int), Constant Field Values
Method Detail

getDeclaringClass

Class<?> getDeclaringClass()
Returns the Class object representing the class or interface that declares the member or constructor represented by this Member.

Returns:
an object representing the declaring class of the underlying member

getName

String getName()
Returns the simple name of the underlying member or constructor represented by this Member.

Returns:
the simple name of the underlying member

getModifiers

int getModifiers()
Returns the Java language modifiers for the member or constructor represented by this Member, as an integer. The Modifier class should be used to decode the modifiers in the integer.

Returns:
the Java language modifiers for the underlying member
See Also:
Modifier

isSynthetic

boolean isSynthetic()
Returns true if this member was introduced by the compiler; returns false otherwise.

Returns:
true if and only if this member was introduced by the compiler.
Since:
1.5

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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