Java.util.Calendar.getTimeInMillis() Method


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Description

The java.util.Calendar.getTimeInMillis() method returns this Calendar's time in milliseconds.

Declaration

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

public long getTimeInMillis()

Parameters

NA

Return Value

The method returns the current time as UTC milliseconds.

Exception

NA

Example

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

Live Demo
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 in milliseconds
      System.out.println("Current time is : " + cal.getTimeInMillis());

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

      // create a new calendar
      Calendar cal2 = Calendar.getInstance();

      // print the next time in milliseconds
      long d = cal2.getTimeInMillis();
      System.out.println("Next time is : " + d);
   }
}

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

Current time is : 1336226501635
Next time is : 1336226503635

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