Java Examples - Formatting months


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Problem Description

How to format time in MMMM format ?

Solution

This example formats the month with the help of SimpleDateFormat('MMMM') 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();
      SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM");
      System.out.println("Current Month in MMMM format : " + sdf.format(date));
   }
}

Result

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

Current Month in MMMM format : May

The following is an another sample example of Month

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

public class Main { 
   public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
      Format formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM"); 
      String s = formatter.format(new Date());
      System.out.println(s);
   }
}

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

November

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