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Obtaining Class Information at Run Time

In some situations, you may need to work with variables defined as type Object rather than as more specific object types. Variables defined as Object can contain any other type object, such as integers, doubles, or object data types.

In This Section

Determining Object Type
Discusses determining the class an object belongs to.
Calling a Property or Method Using a String Name
Steps you through the process of specifying arguments by name instead of by position when calling a method.

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Covers the fundamentals of object-oriented programming.