Instant plusSeconds() method in Java with Examples

The plusSeconds() method of Instant class adds seconds value passed as parameter to this instant and return the result as an instant object. This returned Instant is immutable.

Syntax:

public Instant plusSeconds(long secondsToAdd)

Parameters: This method accepts one parameter secondsToAdd which is seconds to be added.



Returns: This method returns Instant after adding the seconds.

Exception: This method throws following exceptions:

  • DateTimeException: if the result exceeds the maximum or minimum instant.
  • ArithmeticException: if numeric overflow occurs.

Below programs illustrate the plusSeconds() method:

Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// Instant.plusSeconds() method
  
import java.time.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create a Instant object
        Instant instant
            = Instant.parse("2018-10-28T19:34:50.63Z");
  
        // print Instant
        System.out.println("Instant: "
                           + instant);
  
        // addition of 84000 seconds to this instant
        Instant returnedValue
            = instant.plusSeconds(84000);
  
        // print result
        System.out.println("Returned Instant: "
                           + returnedValue);
    }
}

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Output:

Instant: 2018-10-28T19:34:50.630Z
Returned Instant: 2018-10-29T18:54:50.630Z

Program 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// Instant.plusSeconds() method
  
import java.time.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create a Instant object
        Instant instant = Instant.now();
  
        // current Instant
        System.out.println("Current instant: "
                           + instant);
  
        // addition of 930000 seconds
        // to this instant
        Instant returnedValue
            = instant.plusSeconds(930000);
  
        // print result
        System.out.println("Returned Instant: "
                           + returnedValue);
    }
}

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Output:

Current instant: 2018-11-28T05:39:46.572Z
Returned Instant: 2018-12-08T23:59:46.572Z

References: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/Instant.html#plusSeconds(long)



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