Java.util.Calendar.getTime() Method


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Description

The java.util.Calendar.getTime() method returns a Date object that represents this Calendar's time value

Declaration

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

public final Date getTime()

Parameters

  • NA

Return Value

The method returns a Date representing the time value.

Exception

  • NA

Example

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

package com.tutorialspoint;

import java.util.*;

public class CalendarDemo {

   public static void main(String[] args) throws InterruptedException {

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

   // print current time
   System.out.println(" Current time is : " + cal.getTime());

   // add a delay of 2 seconds
   Thread.sleep(2000);

   // create a new calendar
   Calendar cal2 = Calendar.getInstance();
	  
   // print the next time
   Date d = cal2.getTime();
   System.out.println(" Next time is : " + d);

   }
}

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

 Current time is : Wed May 02 14:14:06 EEST 2012
 Next time is : Wed May 02 14:14:08 EEST 2012

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