Java.util.Calendar.getFirstDayOfWeek() Method


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Description

The java.util.Calendar.getFirstDayOfWeek() method returns the first day of the week.

Declaration

Following is the declaration for java.util.Calendar.getFirstDayOfWeek() method

public int getFirstDayOfWeek()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

The method returns the first day of the week.

Exception

NA

Example

The following example shows the usage of java.util.calendar.getFirstDayOfWeek() method.

Live Demo
package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CalendarDemo {
   public static void main(String[] args) {

      // create a new calendar
      Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();

      // print the first day of the week
      System.out.println("First day is :" + cal.getFirstDayOfWeek());
      int day = cal.getFirstDayOfWeek();
      switch (day) {
         case (1):
            System.out.println("Sunday");
            break;
         case (2):
            System.out.println("Monday");
            break;
         case 3:
            System.out.println("Tuesday");
            break;
         case 4:
            System.out.println("Wednesday");
            break;
         case 5:
            System.out.println("Thrusday");
            break;
         case 6:
            System.out.println("Friday");
            break;
         case 7:
            System.out.println("Saturday");
            break;
      }
   }
}

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result −

First day is :2
Monday

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