Java Examples - Formatting Seconds


Problem Description

How to format seconds ?


This example formats the second by using SimpleDateFormat('ss') constructor and sdf.format(date) method of SimpleDateFormat class.

Live Demo
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