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class.forName ()

Hemant Agarwal
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Joined: Nov 21, 2005
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What is the use of class.forName ()
Manoj Kumkumath
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Joined: Dec 01, 2005
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It helps you to instantiate classes dynamically at the runtime
Pradeep Kadambar
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Joined: Oct 18, 2004
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This does not instantiate a class. Rather it load the class with the classloader and returns the java.lang.Class object.
Jeff Albertson
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Well, one more step and you are there:


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