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LinkedList getFirst() Method in Java
  • Last Updated : 10 Dec, 2018

The Java.util.LinkedList.getFirst() method is used to fetch or retrieve the first element from a LinkedList or the element present at the head of the List.

Syntax:

LinkedList.getFirst()

Parameters: This method does not takes any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the first element or the element at the head of the list.

Below program illustrate the Java.util.LinkedList.getFirst() method:




// Java code to illustrate getFirst() method
import java.io.*;
import java.util.LinkedList;
  
public class LinkedListDemo {
   public static void main(String args[]) {
  
      // Creating an empty LinkedList
      LinkedList<String> list = new LinkedList<String>();
  
      // Using add() method to add elements in the list
      list.add("Geeks");
      list.add("for");
      list.add("Geeks");
      list.add("10");
      list.add("20");
  
      // Displaying the list
      System.out.println("LinkedList:" + list);
        
      // Fetching first element from the list
      System.out.println("The first element is: " + list.getFirst());
   }
}
Output:
LinkedList:[Geeks, for, Geeks, 10, 20]
The first element is: Geeks

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