Writer getClass() method in Java with Examples

The getClass() method of Writer Class in Java is used to get the parent Class of this Writer 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 Writer instance.

Below methods illustrates the working of getClass() method:

Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// Writer getClass() method
  
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a Writer instance
            Writer writer
                = new PrintWriter(System.out);
  
            // Get the String
            // to be written in the stream
            String string = "GeeksForGeeks";
  
            // Write the 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);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

Parent Class: class java.io.PrintWriter

Program 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// Writer getClass() method
  
import java.io.*;
  
class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        try {
  
            // Create a Writer instance
            Writer writer
                = new OutputStreamWriter(System.out);
  
            // Get the String
            // to be written in the stream
            String string = "GFG";
  
            // Write the 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);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

Parent Class: class java.io.OutputStreamWriter


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