How to get the current class name in Java?

Posted by Jessica Taylor | Updated on

If you want to get the current class name in Java? The "$1" is not “useless non-sense”. If your class is anonymous, a number is appended. If you don’t want the class itself, but its declaring class, then you can use getEnclosingClass().

For example:

But note that this is not the current class name. The anonymous class is different class than its enclosing class. The case is similar for inner classes.

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