Java DateTime, Calendar Exercises: Get a day of the week of a specific date

Java DateTime, Calendar: Exercise-13 with Solution

Write a Java program to get a day of the week of a specific date.

Sample Solution:

Java Code:

import java.util.*;
public class Exercise13 {
public static void main(String []args){
     // Create a default calendar
        Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance();
    //Set your date: cal.setTime(yourDate);
        int dayOfWeek = cal.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK);
        System.out.println("Day of the week : " + dayOfWeek); 

Sample Output:

Day of the week : 3

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


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