java.lang.Short longValue()


The longValue() method of Short class returns the value of this Short as a long after a widening primitive conversion.

Important Notes:

  • This method is specified by longValue in class Number.

Method Syntax

public long longValue()

Method Argument

Data Type Parameter Description

Method Returns

The longValue() method of Short class returns the numeric value represented by this object after conversion to type long.


Requires Java 1.1 and up

Java Short longValue() Example

Below is a simple java example on the usage of floatValue() method of Short class.


 * This example source code demonstrates the use of  
 * longValue() method of Short class

public class ShortLongValueExample {

	public static void main(String[] args) {

		// Declare a new Short variable
		Short value = 312;

		// get the longValue() method result
		long result = value.longValue();

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



Sample Output

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

Java Short longValue method example output