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Java Examples - Formatting time

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Problem Description:

How to format time in AM-PM format?


This example formats the time by using SimpleDateFormat("HH-mm-ss a") constructor and sdf.format(date) method of SimpleDateFormat class.

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;

public class Main{
   public static void main(String[] args){
      Date date = new Date();
      String strDateFormat = "HH:mm:ss a";
      SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat(strDateFormat);


The above code sample will produce the following result.The result will change depending upon the current system time

06:40:32 AM

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