Friday, 13 April 2018

String to Date Example




  •         Java String to Date Example.
            This Java String to Date example shows how to convert Java String to Date object.
     */
    import java.text.ParseException;
    import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
    import java.util.Date;

    public class JavaStringToDate {
            public static void main(String args[]){

                    //Java String having date
                    String strDate = “21/08/2011”;

                    /*
                     * To convert Java String to Date, use
                     * parse(String) method of SimpleDateFormat class.
                     *
                     * parse method returns the Java Date object.
                     */

                    try{

                            /*
                             * Create new object of SimpleDateFormat class using
                             * SimpleDateFormat(String pattern) constructor.
                             */

                            SimpleDateFormat sdf = new SimpleDateFormat(“dd/MM/yyyy”);

                            //convert Java String to Date using parse method of SimpleDateFormat
                            Date date = sdf.parse(strDate);

                            //Please note that parse method throws ParseException if the String date could not be parsed.

                            System.out.println(“Date is: “ + date);

                    }catch(ParseException e){
                            System.out.println(“Java String could not be converted to Date: “ + e);
                    }
            }
    }

    /*
    Output of Java String to Date example would be
    Fri Jan 21 00:00:00 IST 2011
    */

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