Re: Method calling

Daniel Pitts <>
Tue, 29 Jul 2008 16:43:55 -0700
Tom Anderson wrote:

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()



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!


Except that JavaBeans are used all over the place. J2EE containers,
Spring Framework, Hibernate, to name but a few. Even most of the awt and
Swing use JavaBeans.

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