LongSupplier Interface is a part of the java.util.function package which is introduced in Java 8. It is an in-built Functional Interface. This function doesn’t expect any input but produces a long-valued output. In this post, we are going to see several implementations of LongSupplier Interface by using different examples.


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Look at LongSupplier Javadoc description below:


As you’ve seen in the above screenshot, LongSupplier Interface contains only the following function:

long getAsLong();

This method represents a supplier of long-valued results. This is the
long-producing primitive specialization of Supplier.


Java 8 LongSupplier Interface is an absolute useful addition as part of ‘Functional Interfaces’ and can serve variety of purposes. It is quite powerful as it can be used as a higher order functions through lambda functions and above examples could help you to get better idea on how to implement it.

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