Every UUID has a version number describing the generation of this UUID. The version() method of UUID class in Java is generally used to get version number associated with this UUID.
public int version()
Parameters: This method does not take any parameter.
Return Value: This method returns a int value which is the version number associated with this UUID.
Below programs illustrate the working of version() method:
UUID: 58e0a7d7-eebc-11d8-9669-0800200c9a66 The version number is: 1
UUID: 5fc03087-d265-11e7-b8c6-83e29cd24f4c The version number is: 1
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