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AtomicReference setPlain() method in Java with Examples
  • Last Updated : 27 Dec, 2019

The setPlain() method of a AtomicReference class is used to set the value of this AtomicReference object with memory semantics of setting as if the variable was declared non-volatile and non-final.

Syntax:

public final void setPlain(V newValue)

Parameters: This method accepts newValue which is the new value to set.

Return value: This method returns nothing.

Below programs illustrate the setPlain() method:
Program 1:






// Java program to demonstrate
// AtomicReference.setPlain() method
import java.util.concurrent.atomic.AtomicReference;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create an atomic reference object.
        AtomicReference<Long> ref
            = new AtomicReference<Long>();
  
        // set some value using setPlain method
        ref.setPlain(999945678979L);
  
        // print value
        System.out.println("value = " + ref.get());
    }
}
Output:

Program 2:




// Java program to demonstrate
// AtomicReference.setPlain() method
import java.util.concurrent.atomic.AtomicReference;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create an atomic reference object
        AtomicReference<String> ref
            = new AtomicReference<String>();
  
        // set some value using setPlain()
        ref.setPlain("String Buffer");
  
        // print value
        System.out.println("Class = " + ref.get());
    }
}
Output:

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/util/concurrent/atomic/AtomicReference.html#setPlain(V)

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