Java Examples - Display hour and minute


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Problem Description

How to display hour and minute (current time)?

Solution

This example demonstrates how to display the hour and minute of that moment by using Calender.getInstance() of Calender 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("%tl:%tM", cal, cal);
      System.out.println(fmt);
   }
}

Result

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

09:12

The following is an another sample example of Hour and minute

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

public class HelloWorld { 
   public static void main(String[] args) { 
      Calendar now = Calendar.getInstance();
      System.out.println(now.get(Calendar.HOUR_OF_DAY) + ":" + now.get(Calendar.MINUTE));
   }
}

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

5:31

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