Java Examples - Directory Modification Time

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Problem Description:

How to print the last modification time of a directory?

Solution:

Following example demonstrates how to get the last modification time of a directory with the help of file.lastModified() method of File class.

import java.io.File;
import java.util.Date;

public class Main {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      File file = new File("C://FileIO//demo.txt");
      System.out.println("last modifed:" + 
      new Date(file.lastModified()));
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.

last modifed:10:20:54


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