Java Examples - Displaying weekdays

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Problem Description:

How to display name of the weekdays ?

Solution:

This example displays the names of the weekdays in short form with the help of DateFormatSymbols().getWeekdays() method of DateFormatSymbols class.

import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.text.DateFormatSymbols;

public class Main {
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      String[] weekdays = new DateFormatSymbols().getWeekdays();
      for (int i = 2; i < (weekdays.length-1); i++) {
         String weekday = weekdays[i];
         System.out.println("weekday = " + weekday);
      }
   }
}

Result:

The above code sample will produce the following result.

weekday = Monday
weekday = Tuesday
weekday = Wednesday
weekday = Thursday
weekday = Friday


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