Field getModifiers() method in Java with Examples

The getModifiers () method of java.lang.reflect.Field used to return the modifiers used for the field object as time of declaration, as an integer. The Modifier class should be used to decode the modifiers.

Syntax:

public int getModifiers()

Parameters: This method accepts accepts nothing.



Return: This method returns the Java language modifiers for the underlying member.

Below programs illustrate getModifiers () method:
Program 1:

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// Java program to illustrate
// getModifiers () method
  
import java.lang.reflect.Field;
import java.lang.reflect.Modifier;
  
public class GFG {
  
    // initialize field
    private static int number;
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws NoSuchFieldException
    {
        // get Field object
        Field field
            = GFG.class
                  .getDeclaredField("number");
  
        // apply getModifiers() method
        int modifiers
            = field.getModifiers();
  
        // print the results
        System.out.println(
            Modifier
                .toString(modifiers));
    }
}

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Output:

private static

Program 2:

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// Java program to illustrate
// getModifiers () method
  
import java.lang.reflect.Field;
import java.lang.reflect.Modifier;
  
public class GFG {
  
    // initialize field
    final static String value
        = "Geeks";
  
    public static void main(String[] args)
        throws NoSuchFieldException
    {
  
        // get Field object
        Field field
            = GFG.class
                  .getDeclaredField("value");
  
        // apply getModifiers() method
        int modifiers
            = field.getModifiers();
  
        // print the results
        System.out.println(
            Modifier
                .toString(modifiers));
    }
}

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Output:

static final

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/lang/reflect/Field.html#getModifiers–



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