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Get Calling Method

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In this example we will find the name of the method. Description of the method used in the example: getStackTrace: Provides programmatic access to the stack trace information printed by printStackTrace(). It returns array of StackTraceElement objects.

Get Calling Method

     

In this example we will find the name of the method.
Description of the method used in the example:
getStackTrace: Provides programmatic access to the stack trace information printed by printStackTrace(). It returns array of StackTraceElement objects.
getMethodName: It returns String type name of the method containing the execution point represented by this stack trace element.

 

 

public class GetCallingMethod {
  public static void main(String args[]) {
  new GetCallingMethod().call();
  }
  public void call() {
  System.out.println
 (new Exception().getStackTrace()[0].getMethodName());
  }
}

 

Output will be displayed as:

 

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Posted on: October 23, 2008

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