Class Class - Class Reflections

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on java.lang.Class class. Topics include Java class reflections and introspection; loading classes using Class.forName(); introspecting class members; array classes; method reflection.

What Is java.lang.Class Class

forName() Method - Loading Classes

Class Reflection and Introspection

Array Class Introspection

Invoking Methods of Class Instances

Conclusions:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 JVM (Java Virtual Machine) Specification

 Java HotSpot VM - JVM by Oracle/Sun

 java.lang.Runtime Class - The JVM Instance

 java.lang.System Class - The Operating System

 ClassLoader Class - Class Loaders

Class Class - Class Reflections

 JVM Runtime Data Areas

 JVM Stack, Frame and Stack Overflow

 Thread Testing Program and Result

 CPU Impact of Multi-Thread Applications

 I/O Impact of Multi-Thread Applications

 CDS (Class Data Sharing)

 Micro Benchmark Runner and JVM Options

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "int" Operations

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "long" Operations

 Micro Benchmark Tests in JIT Compilation Mode

 Micro Benchmark Tests on "float" and "double" Operations

 JRockit JVM 28.2.7 by Oracle Corporation

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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