java.util.Random.next() Method


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Description

The next(int bits) method is used to generate the next pseudorandom number.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Random.next() method.

protected int next(int bits)

Parameters

bits − This is the random bits.

Return Value

The method call returns the next pseudorandom value from this random number generator's sequence.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.Random.next()

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class RandomDemo {
   public static void main( String args[] ) {
      
      // create random object
      Random randomno = new Random();

      // get next next pseudorandom value 
      int value = randomno.nextInt();

      // check the value  
      System.out.println("Value is: " + value);
   }  
}

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

Value is: -187902182

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