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()

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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