The getByte() method of java.lang.reflect.Field used to get the value of byte which has to be static or instance field type. When a class contains a static or instance byte field and we want to get the value of that field then we can use this method to return the value of Field.
public Byte getByte(Object obj) throws IllegalArgumentException, IllegalAccessException
Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter obj which is the object to extract the byte value from.
Return value: This method returns the value of field converted to type byte.
Exception: This method throws following Exception:
- IllegalAccessException: This exception is thrown if Field object is enforcing Java language access control and the underlying field is inaccessible.
- IllegalArgumentException: This exception is thrown if the specified object is not an instance of the class or interface declaring the underlying field or if the field value cannot be converted to the type byte by a widening conversion.
- NullPointerException: This exception is thrown if the specified object is null and the field is an instance field.
- ExceptionInInitializerError: This exception is thrown if the initialization provoked by this method fails.
Below programs illustrate getByte() method:
Value of Byte Field identificationByte is 69 Value of Byte Field selectionByte is 121
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