Java Examples - Displaying date and time


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Problem Description

How to display current date and time ?

Solution

This example shows how to display the current date and time using Calender.getInstance() method of Calender class and fmt.format() method of Formatter class.

import java.util.Calendar;
import java.util.Formatter;

public class MainClass{
   public static void main(String args[]) {
      Formatter fmt = new Formatter();
      Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();
      fmt = new Formatter();
      fmt.format("%tc", cal);
      System.out.println(fmt);
   }
}

Result

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

Wed Oct 15 20:37:30 GMT+05:30 2008

The following is an another example of Current date and time

import java.util.Date;

public class DateDemo { 
   public static void main(String args[]) {
      Date d = new Date();
      System.out.println(d.toString());
   }
}

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

Fri Nov 11 00:36:00 EST 2016

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