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Java Reflection

Gregg Bolinger
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Could someone recomend a good Book or a link to a good site in regards to the JAVA Reflection API? I have gone through the tutorial on Sun's site, which is good, but is only a good start.
BTW - I have searched Google, and haven't found something I like as of yet, so I don't need a "Do a search on Google" recomendation.
Also, my Reflection pratices will be focused on GUI Building tools. So any leads towards that specifically would be great.

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Dirk Schreckmann

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You might find Tutorials 260-262 and 270 of Dick Baldwin's Advanced Java Tutorials to be informative.

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Greg Ostravich
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I would also suggest looking at the source code for the PrivilegedAccessor and PrivilegedAccessor Test from the JUnit FAQ.
JUnit is a tool to help you write unit tests and I used the Privileged Accessor to write tests for Private classes I wouldn't normally have access to. They even show you how to return values from
those function calls.
Here's the link to the page:
JUnit Private Accessor

Greg Ostravich - SCPJ2
I agree. Here's the link:
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