This post is all about the space needle, and reflections. Annie and I were out walking through the Seattle Center area when I noticed the reflections on the side of the Music Experience building. Annie had the idea to sit on the wall and get her with her reflection.
I also noticed that the reflection of the Space Needle was coming in really clear, so I posed her to get the best reflection.
I had actually been here earlier and was looking for reflection shots, but this was later in the day and the light was a bit better. It was a better angle for the reflection.
Reflection is a very interesting part of Java. It is sometimes considered an advanced topic, but I think it is worth exploring here. There are several practical applications for using reflection, and we will look at a few here.
Link into the Reflections Trail: http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/reflect/index.html
What is reflection?
Reflection is a little like cheating. It allows you to get access to classes and its methods and variables without accessing them the normal way. We don‚Äôt use the new operator to create an instance, and by using reflection we can get access even to private variables and methods. For this reason, we should be careful about using reflection. It is a powerful way of writing programs, but be sure not to overuse it.