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Of Hacking Enums and Modifying ‘final static’ Fields


In this newsletter, originally published in The Java Specialists’ Newsletter Issue 161 we examine how it is possible to create enum instances in the Sun JDK, by using the reflection classes from the sun.reflect package. This will obviously only work for Sun’s JDK. If you need to do this on another JVM, you’re on your own. This all started with ...

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