Package getName() method in Java with Examples

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 paramter.



Return Value: This method returns the name of the package as a String.

Below programs demonstrate the getName() method.

Example 1:

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// 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());
    }
}

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Output:

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

Example 2:

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// 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());
    }
}

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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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