Java™ java.lang.instrument Package

The java.lang.instrument package provides a Java™ programming language API for tools to instrument Java programming language applications -- for example, to monitor them or collect performance information. Tools use java.lang.instrument to modify the class file that defines a class -- generally, by inserting into the byte-code of methods additional byte-code which will perform the instrumentation.

java.lang.instrument was introduced in JDK™ 5.0.

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