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Returns method with the specified name

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import java.beans.Introspector;
import java.lang.annotation.Annotation;
import java.lang.reflect.AccessibleObject;
import java.lang.reflect.Field;
import java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException;
import java.lang.reflect.Member;
import java.lang.reflect.Method;
import java.lang.reflect.Modifier;
import java.lang.reflect.ParameterizedType;
import java.lang.reflect.Type;
import java.lang.reflect.WildcardType;
import java.util.ArrayList;
import java.util.Arrays;
import java.util.Iterator;
import java.util.List;
import java.util.Map;
 * Some reflection utility methods.
 * @author Hardy Ferentschik
public class ReflectionHelper {

   * Returns the method with the specified name or <code>null</code> if it does not exist.
   * @param clazz The class to check.
   * @param methodName The method name.
   * @return Returns the method with the specified name or <code>null</code> if it does not exist.
  public static Method getMethod(Class<?> clazz, String methodName) {
    try {
      return clazz.getMethod( "get" + methodName.substring( 0, 1 ).toUpperCase() + methodName.substring( 1 ) );
    catch ( NoSuchMethodException e ) {
      return null;


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