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Introspection vs Reflection

Pho Tek
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Are introspection and reflection two different things ?


Regards,

Pho
Manfred Leonhardt
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Hi Pho,
Sort of ...
Introspection is figuring out yourself (class)
Reflection is figuring out any class
That means that we can use reflection to perform introspection ... weird huh?
Regards,
Manfred.
Pho Tek
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So java.beans.Introspector#getBeanInfo() is performing
introspection and not reflections ?
Pho
 
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