Working with Long Integer Literals

Tuesday Jun 18th 2019 by Octavia Anghel

Language: Java, Expertise: Intermediate - Learn more about how to work with long integer literals in Java.

Literals of type long are expressed by adding an L suffix. For example:

 0L // The decimal number zero (type 'long')
1L // The decimal number one (type 'long')
2147483648L // The value of Integer.MAX_VALUE + 1
long big = 2147483648; // ERROR
long big2 = 2147483648L; // OK
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