Class UUID

  extended by

public class UUID
extends java.lang.Object

A UUID is a utility class that is used to generate "globally" unique identifiers.

The algorithm uses the IP address of the machine running the code as part of the identifier, so an external address needs to be available to make the numbers really unique.

Method Summary
static java.lang.String getID()
          Returns a globally unique identifier.
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Method Detail


public static java.lang.String getID()
Returns a globally unique identifier.

a globally unique identifier

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