Java Program to display date with day name in short format

Java 8Object Oriented ProgrammingProgramming

Firstly, set the format with SimpleDateFormat class

Format dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("EEE, dd/MM/yyyy");

Above, the “EEE” is set to display the name of the day i.e. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc.

Now, to display the date −

String res = dateFormat.format(new Date());

The following is an example −

Example

 Live Demo

import java.text.Format;
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
public class Demo {
   public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
      Format dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("EEE, dd/MM/yyyy");
      String res = dateFormat.format(new Date());
      System.out.println("Date = " + res);
   }
}

Output

Date = Thu, 22/11/2018
raja
Published on 19-Dec-2018 11:09:41
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