java.util.UUID.getMostSignificantBits() Method

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Description

The getMostSignificantBits() method is used to return the most significant 64 bits of this UUID's 128 bit value.

Declaration

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

public long getMostSignificantBits()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

The method call returns the most significant 64 bits of this UUID's 128 bit value.

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

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 most significant bits
      System.out.println("Most significant bits: "+uid.getMostSignificantBits());    
   }    
}

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

Most significant bits: 4053239666997989821



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