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  • Last Updated : 21 Jun, 2021

The getName() method of java.lang.Package class is used to get the name of this package. The method returns the name of the package as a String.
Syntax: 
 

public String getName()

Parameter: This method does not accept any parameter.
Return Value: This method returns the name of the package as a String.
Below programs demonstrate the getName() method.
Example 1:
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate getName() method
 
public class Test {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
 
        // returns the Package object
        // for this package
        Package myPackage
            = Package.getPackage("java.lang");
 
        System.out.println(
            "Package represented by myPackage: "
            + myPackage.toString());
 
        // Get the name of myPackage
        // using getName() method
        System.out.println("Name of myPackage: "
                           + myPackage.getName());
    }
}

Output: 

Package represented by myPackage: package java.lang, Java Platform API Specification, version 1.8
Name of myPackage: java.lang

 

Example 2:
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate getName() method
 
public class Test {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
 
        // returns the Package object
        // for this package
        Package myPackage
            = Package.getPackage("java.io");
 
        System.out.println(
            "Package represented by myPackage: "
            + myPackage.toString());
 
        // Get the name of myPackage
        // using getName() method
        System.out.println("Name of myPackage: "
                           + myPackage.getName());
    }
}

Output: 

Package represented by myPackage: package java.io, Java Platform API Specification, version 1.8
Name of myPackage: java.io

 

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/lang/Package.html#getName–
 


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