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Java DateTime, Calendar Exercises: Compute the difference between two dates (Hours, minutes, milli, seconds and nano)

Java DateTime, Calendar : Exercise-31 with Solution

Write a Java program to compute the difference between two dates (Hours, minutes, milli, seconds and nano).

Sample Solution:

Java Code:

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

public class Exercise31 {  
   public static void main(String[] args)
     LocalDateTime dateTime = LocalDateTime.of(2016, 9, 16, 0, 0);
     LocalDateTime dateTime2 = LocalDateTime.now();
     int diffInNano = java.time.Duration.between(dateTime, dateTime2).getNano();
     long diffInSeconds = java.time.Duration.between(dateTime, dateTime2).getSeconds();
     long diffInMilli = java.time.Duration.between(dateTime, dateTime2).toMillis();
     long diffInMinutes = java.time.Duration.between(dateTime, dateTime2).toMinutes();
     long diffInHours = java.time.Duration.between(dateTime, dateTime2).toHours();
     System.out.printf("\nDifference is %d Hours, %d Minutes, %d Milli, %d Seconds and %d Nano\n\n", 
                   diffInHours, diffInMinutes, diffInMilli, diffInSeconds, diffInNano );


Sample Output:

Difference is 6686 Hours, 401180 Minutes, 24070844780 Milli, 24070844 Seconds and 780000000 Nano

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

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