Java.util.ArrayList.get() Method


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Description

The java.util.ArrayList.get(int index) method returns the element at the specified position in this list.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.ArrayList.get() method

public E get(int index)

Parameters

index − The index of the element to return.

Return Value

This method returns the element at the specified position in this list.

Exception

IndexOutOfBoundsException − if the index is out of range.

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.ArrayList.get() method.

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.ArrayList;

public class ArrayListDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      
      // create an empty array list with an initial capacity
      ArrayList<Integer> arrlist = new ArrayList<Integer>(5);

      // use add() method to add elements in the list
      arrlist.add(15);
      arrlist.add(22);
      arrlist.add(30);
      arrlist.add(40);

      // let us print all the elements available in list
      for (Integer number : arrlist) {
         System.out.println("Number = " + number);
      } 
      
      // retrieves element at 4th postion
      int retval = arrlist.get(3);
      System.out.println("Retrieved element is = " + retval);	   
   }
}   

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

Number = 15
Number = 22
Number = 30
Number = 40
Retrieved element is = 40

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