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Java DateTime, Calendar Exercises: Convert a string to date

Java DateTime, Calendar: Exercise-29 with Solution

Write a Java program to convert a string to date.

Sample Solution:

Java Code:

import java.time.*;
import java.util.*;
import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;

public class MainEx29 {
  public static void main(String[] args) {
   String string = "May 1, 2016";
   DateTimeFormatter formatter = DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("MMMM d, yyyy", Locale.ENGLISH);
   LocalDate date = LocalDate.parse(string, formatter);
   System.out.println();
   System.out.println(date);
   System.out.println();
  }
}

Sample Output:

2016-05-01

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