java.util.UUID.fromString() Method


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Description

The fromString(String name) method is used to create a UUID from the string standard representation as described in the toString() method.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.UUID.fromString() method.

public static UUID fromString(String name)

Parameters

name − This is a string that specifies a UUID.

Return Value

The method call returns a UUID with the specified value.

Exception

IllegalArgumentException − This exception is thrown if the name does not conform to the string representation as described in toString().

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.UUID.fromString()

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class UUIDDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // creating UUID      
      UUID uid = UUID.fromString("38400000-8cf0-11bd-b23e-10b96e4ef00d");     

      // checking UUID value
      System.out.println("UUID value is: "+uid);    
   }    
}

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

UUID value is: 38400000-8cf0-11bd-b23e-10b96e4ef00d

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