File lastModified() method in Java with Examples
The lastModified() function is a part of File class in Java . This function returns the time denoted by the this abstract pathname was last modified.The function returns long value measured in milliseconds, representing the time the file was last modified else returns 0L if the file does not exists or if an exception occurs.
public long lastModified()
long valr = file.lastModified();
Parameters: This method does not accept any parameter.
Return TypeThis function returns long data type representing the time the file was last modified or 0L if the file does not exist.
Exception: This method throws Security Exception if the write access to the file is denied
Below programs illustrates the use of lastModified() function:
Example 1: The file “F:\\program.txt” is a existing file in F: Directory.
Last modified: 1542654265978
Example 2: The file “F:\\program1.txt” does not exist
Last modified: 0
Note: The programs might not run in an online IDE. Please use an offline IDE and set the path of the file.