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.

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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