java.lang.Long intValue()


The Long.intValue() java method returns the value of this Long as an int after a narrowing primitive conversion. Please be careful in using this method because of the conversion will undergo narrowing if the original value is much larger than the max value allowable for primitive int.

Method Syntax

public int intValue()

Method Argument

Data Type Parameter Description

Method Returns

The intValue() method of Long class returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type int.


Requires Java 1.0 and up

Java Long intValue() Example

Below is a simple java example on the usage of intValue() method of Long class.


 * This example source code demonstrates the use of  
 * intValue() method of Long class

public class LongIntValueExample {

	public static void main(String[] args) {

		// Declare a new Long variable
		Long value = 123l;

		// get the intValue() method result
		int result = value.intValue();

		// print the result
		System.out.println("Result:" + result);
		 * Be careful on using this method
		 * Desired result might differ
		 * because of the narrowing concept
		 * of java language



Sample Output

Below is the sample output when you run the above example.

Java Long intValue() example output