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Tip: Get Packages of a Module

Java 9 has added the concept of module via the Java Platform Module System. See how to obtain the names of packages from a module.


Java 9 has added the concept of module via Java Platform Module System. In order to obtain the names of packages from a module we can do it as follows:

Module module = Foo.class.getModule();
ModuleDescriptor descriptorModule = module.getDescriptor();
Set packages = descriptorModule.packages();


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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