Code example for SimpleDateFormat

Methods: parse

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        // 
        // Create a SimpleDateFormat which will be use to convert the string to 
        // a date object. 
        // 
        DateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("dd/MM/yyyy");
        try { 
            // 
            // The SimpleDateFormat parse the string and return a date object. 
            // To get the date in long value just call the getTime method of 
            // the Date object. 
            // 
            Date date = formatter.parse(today);
            long dateInLong = date.getTime();
 
            System.out.println("date = " + date);
            System.out.println("dateInLong = " + dateInLong);
        } catch (ParseException e) {
            e.printStackTrace();
        } 
    }