Java Examples - Displaying date and time

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Problem Description:

How to display current date and time?

Solution:

This example shows how to display the current date and time using Calender.getInstance() method of Calender class and fmt.format() method of Formatter class.

import java.util.Calendar;
import java.util.Formatter;

public class MainClass{
   public static void main(String args[]){
      Formatter fmt = new Formatter();
      Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();
      fmt = new Formatter();
      fmt.format("%tc", cal);
      System.out.println(fmt);
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.The result will change depending upon the current system date and time

 Wed Oct 15 20:37:30 GMT+05:30 2008


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