Month getLong() method in Java

The getLong() method is a built-in method of the Month ENUM which is used to get the value of the specified temporal field from this month instance as a long.

Syntax:

public long getLong(TemporalField field)

Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter field whose long representation will be returned from this month instance.



Return Value: This method returns the value for the specified field as a long.

Below programs illustrate the above method:

Program 1:

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import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
class monthEnum {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Create a month instance
        Month month = Month.MARCH;
  
        // Get the value of field
        System.out.println(month.getLong(ChronoField.MONTH_OF_YEAR));
    }
}

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Output:

3

Program 2:

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import java.time.*;
import java.time.Month;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
class monthEnum {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Create a month instance
        Month month = Month.DECEMBER;
  
        // Get the value of field
        System.out.println(month.getLong(ChronoField.MONTH_OF_YEAR));
    }
}

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Output:

12

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/Month.html#getLong-java.time.temporal.TemporalField-



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