Package java.lang.reflect

Interface Summary
AnnotatedElement sample code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement definition code for java.lang.reflect.AnnotatedElement Represents an annotated element of the program currently running in this VM.
GenericArrayType sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericArrayType definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericArrayType GenericArrayType represents an array type whose component type is either a parameterized type or a type variable.
GenericDeclaration sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericDeclaration A common interface for all entities that declare type variables.
InvocationHandler sample code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationHandler definition code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationHandler InvocationHandler is the interface implemented by the invocation handler of a proxy instance.
Member sample code for java.lang.reflect.Member definition code for java.lang.reflect.Member Member is an interface that reflects identifying information about a single member (a field or a method) or a constructor.
ParameterizedType sample code for java.lang.reflect.ParameterizedType definition code for java.lang.reflect.ParameterizedType ParameterizedType represents a parameterized type such as Collection<String>.
Type sample code for java.lang.reflect.Type definition code for java.lang.reflect.Type Type is the common superinterface for all types in the Java programming language.
TypeVariable<D extends GenericDeclaration> sample code for java.lang.reflect.TypeVariable definition code for java.lang.reflect.TypeVariable TypeVariable is the common superinterface for type variables of kinds.
WildcardType sample code for java.lang.reflect.WildcardType definition code for java.lang.reflect.WildcardType WildcardType represents a wildcard type expression, such as ?, ? extends Number, or ? super Integer.

Class Summary
AccessibleObject sample code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject definition code for java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject The AccessibleObject class is the base class for Field, Method and Constructor objects.
Array sample code for java.lang.reflect.Array definition code for java.lang.reflect.Array The Array class provides static methods to dynamically create and access Java arrays.
Constructor<T> sample code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor definition code for java.lang.reflect.Constructor Constructor provides information about, and access to, a single constructor for a class.
Field sample code for java.lang.reflect.Field definition code for java.lang.reflect.Field A Field provides information about, and dynamic access to, a single field of a class or an interface.
Method sample code for java.lang.reflect.Method definition code for java.lang.reflect.Method A Method provides information about, and access to, a single method on a class or interface.
Modifier sample code for java.lang.reflect.Modifier definition code for java.lang.reflect.Modifier The Modifier class provides static methods and constants to decode class and member access modifiers.
Proxy sample code for java.lang.reflect.Proxy definition code for java.lang.reflect.Proxy Proxy provides static methods for creating dynamic proxy classes and instances, and it is also the superclass of all dynamic proxy classes created by those methods.
ReflectPermission sample code for java.lang.reflect.ReflectPermission definition code for java.lang.reflect.ReflectPermission The Permission class for reflective operations.

Exception Summary
InvocationTargetException sample code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException definition code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException InvocationTargetException is a checked exception that wraps an exception thrown by an invoked method or constructor.
MalformedParameterizedTypeException sample code for java.lang.reflect.MalformedParameterizedTypeException definition code for java.lang.reflect.MalformedParameterizedTypeException Thrown when a semantically malformed parameterized type is encountered by a reflective method that needs to instantiate it.
UndeclaredThrowableException sample code for java.lang.reflect.UndeclaredThrowableException definition code for java.lang.reflect.UndeclaredThrowableException Thrown by a method invocation on a proxy instance if its invocation handler's invoke sample code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationHandler.invoke(java.lang.Object, java.lang.reflect.Method, java.lang.Object[]) definition code for java.lang.reflect.InvocationHandler.invoke(java.lang.Object, java.lang.reflect.Method, java.lang.Object[]) method throws a checked exception (a Throwable that is not assignable to RuntimeException or Error) that is not assignable to any of the exception types declared in the throws clause of the method that was invoked on the proxy instance and dispatched to the invocation handler.

Error Summary
GenericSignatureFormatError sample code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError definition code for java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError Thrown when a syntactically malformed signature attribute is encountered by a reflective method that needs to interpret the generic signature information for a type, method or constructor.