Java Examples - Formatting Seconds


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Problem Description

How to format seconds ?

Solution

This example formats the second by using SimpleDateFormat('ss') 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("ss");
      System.out.println("seconds in ss format : " + sdf.format(date));
   }
}

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

seconds in ss format : 14

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