Re: Method calling

Tom Anderson <>
Tue, 29 Jul 2008 18:12:16 +0100
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On Tue, 29 Jul 2008, Seamus wrote:

On Jul 29, 10:35?am, gaijinco <> wrote:

Is there a way in Java to call a method by having its name on a

something as:

void foo(){}
void bar(){}

void callFunction(String s)
? // Call function s


void otherFunction()
? callFunction("foo");



The closest that you are goning to get in introspection -

This has pretty much nothing to do with what the OP wants to do.

That document weirds me out, actually. Beans are something i associate
with early java, around 1.1 or something - it's an idea that never really
went anywhere. The fact that support was dropped from NetBeans 6 is
telling. And yet someone's gone to the trouble of updating it to use
new-style for loops!


Interesting, but possibly aimed at madmen. -- Charlie Brooker, on

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