Class getPackageName() method in Java with Examples
The getPackageName() method of java.lang.Class class is used to get the package name of this entity. This entity can be a class, an array, an interface, etc. The method returns the package name of this entity as a String.
public String getPackageName()
Parameter: This method does not accept any paramter.
Return Value: This method returns the package name of this entity as a String.
Below programs demonstrate the getPackageName() method.
Note: This method was introduced in Java 9. Hence to run this method, we need a compiler with Java 9. So this won’t run in the online IDE.
Class represented by myClass: class Test PackageName of myClass:
Class represented by myClass: class java.lang.String PackageName of myClass: java.lang