December 27, 2018

Converting a String into a Date

The parse()¬†method from SimpleDateFormat¬†class helps to convert a String pattern into a Date object. DateFormat dateFormat = DateFormat.getDateInstance(DateFormat.SHORT, Locale.US);String dateStr = “08/30/2018”; // input StringDate date = dateFormat.parse(dateStr);System.out.println(date.getYear()); There are 4 different styles for the text format, SHORT, MEDIUM (this is the default), LONG and FULL, all of which depend