Get the Current Date Using GregorianCalendar

Get the Current Date Using GregorianCalendar

To get the current date, your first instinct is probably to use the java.util.Date class. However, this class has so many deprecated methods that it’s probably best to ignore it. A more powerful and flexible alternative is java.util.GregorianCalendar.

Here’s a simple example of how to use this class for obtain the current date (year, month, and day):

import java.util.GregorianCalendar;...private String month="";private String day="";private String year="";...GregorianCalendar gregorianCalendar=new GregorianCalendar();            month=String.valueOf(gregorianCalendar.get(GregorianCalendar.MONTH));            day=String.valueOf(gregorianCalendar.get(GregorianCalendar.DAY_OF_MONTH));year=String.valueOf(gregorianCalendar.get(GregorianCalendar.YEAR));...
See also  How IoT Tech Will Transform Logistics

About Our Editorial Process

At DevX, we’re dedicated to tech entrepreneurship. Our team closely follows industry shifts, new products, AI breakthroughs, technology trends, and funding announcements. Articles undergo thorough editing to ensure accuracy and clarity, reflecting DevX’s style and supporting entrepreneurs in the tech sphere.

See our full editorial policy.

About Our Journalist