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StringWriter getClass() method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 21 Jun, 2019

The getClass() method of StringWriter Class in Java is used to get the parent Class of this StringWriter instance. This method does not accepts any parameter and returns the required Class details.

Syntax:

public final Class String getClass()

Parameters: This method accepts does not accepts any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the Class details which is the parent Class of the StringWriter instance.



Below methods illustrates the working of getClass() method:

Program 1:




// Java program to demonstrate
// StringWriter getClass() method
  
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a StringWriter instance
            StringWriter writer
                = new StringWriter();
  
            // Get the String
            // to be written in the stream
            String string = "GeeksForGeeks";
  
            // Write the string
            // to this writer using write() method
            writer.write(string);
  
            // Get Class details using getClass()
            System.out.println("Parent Class: "
                               + writer.getClass());
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}
Output:
Parent Class: class java.io.StringWriter

Program 2:




// Java program to demonstrate
// StringWriter getClass() method
  
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a StringWriter instance
            StringWriter writer
                = new StringWriter();
  
            // Get the String
            // to be written in the stream
            String string = "GFG";
  
            // Write the string
            // to this writer using write() method
            writer.write(string);
  
            // Get Class details using getClass()
            System.out.println("Parent Class: "
                               + writer.getClass());
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}
Output:
Parent Class: class java.io.StringWriter

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