Java Examples - Displaying month name

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Problem Description:

How to display name of a month in (MMM) format ?

Solution:

This example shows how to display the current month in the (MMM) format with the help of 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("%tB %tb %tm", cal, cal, cal);
      System.out.println(fmt);
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.

October Oct 10


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