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Duration ofMinutes(long) method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 26 Nov, 2018

The ofMinutes(long) method of Duration Class in java.time package is used to get a duration in a 1 minute format. In this method, the seconds are calculated as total seconds in 1 minute format, i.e. 60 seconds per minute.

Syntax:

public static Duration ofMinutes(long minutes)

Parameters: This method accepts a parameter minutes which is the number of minutes. It can be positive or negative.

Return Value: This method returns a Duration representing the time in 1 minute format.

Exception: This method throws ArithmeticException if the input minutes exceeds the capacity of Duration.



Below examples illustrate the Duration.ofMinutes() method:

Example 1:




// Java code to illustrate ofMinutes() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // input number of Minutes
        long noOfMinutes = 5;
  
        // Duration using ofMinutes() method
        Duration duration
            = Duration.ofMinutes(noOfMinutes);
  
        System.out.println(duration.getSeconds());
    }
}
Output:
300

Example 2:




// Java code to illustrate ofMinutes() method
  
import java.time.Duration;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // input number of Minutes
        long noOfMinutes = -214545;
  
        // Duration using ofMinutes() method
        Duration duration
            = Duration.ofMinutes(noOfMinutes);
  
        System.out.println(duration.getSeconds());
    }
}
Output:
-12872700

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/Duration.html#ofMinutes-long-

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