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# Java DateTime, Calendar Exercises: Compute the difference between two dates (year, months, days)

## Java DateTime, Calendar : Exercise-30 with Solution

Write a Java program to compute the difference between two dates (year, months, days).

Sample Solution:

Java Code:

``````import java.time.*;
import java.util.*;

public class Exercise1 {
public static void main(String[] args)
{
LocalDate pdate = LocalDate.of(2012, 01, 01);
LocalDate now = LocalDate.now();

Period diff = Period.between(pdate, now);

System.out.printf("\nDifference is %d years, %d months and %d days old\n\n",
diff.getYears(), diff.getMonths(), diff.getDays());
}
}
```
```

Sample Output:

```Difference is 5 years, 5 months and 20 days old
```

N.B.: The result may varry for your system date and time.

Java Code Editor:

```import java.time.*;
import java.util.*;

public class Exercise30 {
public static void main(String[] args)
{
LocalDate pdate = LocalDate.of(2012, 01, 01);
LocalDate now = LocalDate.now();

Period diff = Period.between(pdate, now);
System.out.println();
System.out.printf("\nDifference is %d years, %d months and %d days old\n\n",
diff.getYears(), diff.getMonths(), diff.getDays());
System.out.println();
}
}```

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