java.util.Random.nextLong() Method

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Description

The nextLong() method is used to return the next pseudorandom, uniformly distributed long value from this random number generator's sequence.

Declaration

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

public long nextLong()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

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

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class RandomDemo {
   public static void main( String args[] ){
      // create random object
      Random randomno = new Random();
      
      // get next long value 
      long value = randomno.nextLong();
      
      // check the value  
      System.out.println("Long value is: " + value);
   }    
}

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

Long value is: 3285573610483682037



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