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Get all methods of a class.

//package org.nestframework.utils;

import java.beans.BeanInfo;
import java.beans.IntrospectionException;
import java.beans.Introspector;
import java.beans.PropertyDescriptor;
import java.lang.annotation.Annotation;
import java.lang.reflect.Field;
import java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException;
import java.lang.reflect.Method;
import java.lang.reflect.Modifier;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.Collection;
import java.util.HashMap;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Map;
import java.util.Properties;

 * Nest utility class.
 * @author audin
public class NestUtil {

   * Get all methods of a class.
   * @param clazz The class.
   * @return All methods of a class.
  public static Collection<Method> getMethods(Class<?> clazz) {
  //  if (log.isDebugEnabled()) {
    //  log.debug("getMethods(Class<?>) - start");
  //  }

    Collection<Method> found = new ArrayList<Method>();
    while (clazz != null) {
      for (Method m1 : clazz.getDeclaredMethods()) {
        boolean overridden = false;

        for (Method m2 : found) {
          if (m2.getName().equals(m1.getName())
              && Arrays.deepEquals(m1.getParameterTypes(), m2
                  .getParameterTypes())) {
            overridden = true;

        if (!overridden)

      clazz = clazz.getSuperclass();

    //if (log.isDebugEnabled()) {
    //  log.debug("getMethods(Class<?>) - end");
  //  }
    return found;


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