Module java.base

Interface Type

All Known Subinterfaces:
GenericArrayType, ParameterizedType, TypeVariable<D>, WildcardType
All Known Implementing Classes:
Class

public interface Type
Type is the common superinterface for all types in the Java programming language. These include raw types, parameterized types, array types, type variables and primitive types.
See Java Language Specification:
4.1 The Kinds of Types and Values
4.2 Primitive Types and Values
4.3 Reference Types and Values
4.4 Type Variables
4.5 Parameterized Types
4.8 Raw Types
4.9 Intersection Types
10.1 Array Types
Since:
1.5
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    default String getTypeName()
    Returns a string describing this type, including information about any type parameters.
  • Method Details

    • getTypeName

      default String getTypeName()
      Returns a string describing this type, including information about any type parameters.
      Implementation Requirements:
      The default implementation calls toString.
      Returns:
      a string describing this type
      Since:
      1.8