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Reflection API

Damodara Reddy
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What is a reflection API, how to use it...?
I heard we can access private variables using reflection API, how?

Rao Raghu
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Find it here

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Damodara Reddy
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thanks Raghu
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Yes , it partially true.
You can set / reset private variables is the security manager is disabled in your JVM , otherwise you need to give your code special permissions to do this.

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Muhammad Saifuddin
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see this.. Real Magic of Java Reflection

hope you will find it more helpful..

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