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.

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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