How to get class name in Swift

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Posted on 20 May 2023 . 1 min read


In Swift, you can get the name of a class by using the String(describing:) function along with the type(of:) function. Here's an example:


class MyClass {
    // Class implementation
}

let className = String(describing: type(of: MyClass.self))
print(className) // Output: "MyClass"


This will give you the name of the class as a string, which can be useful for various purposes, such as debugging or logging.

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