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J2ME Convert Date To String

                         

As in the previous example, you have learned about how to print the current date on the screen. But in this example we are going to convert the date into string. 

java.util.Hashtable package contains a method called tostring, that is used to convert the date into string. 

Syntax

public String toString()

 

 

Output of the Convert Date To String MIDlet will be as follow..

Output of the command prompt

Source Code of DateToString.java 

import java.util.*;
import javax.microedition.lcdui.*;
import javax.microedition.midlet.*;

public class DateToString extends MIDlet implements CommandListener{
  private Display display;
  private Date date;
  private DateField currentDate;
  private Command exit;
  private Form form;
  private int index;
  String dateinstring;
  
  public DateToString(){
    form = new Form("Data and Time");
    date = new Date();
    exit = new Command("Exit", Command.EXIT, 0);
    currentDate = new DateField("", DateField.DATE_TIME);
    currentDate.setDate(date);
    dateinstring = date.toString();
    System.out.println("Date And Time Is In String Format: "+dateinstring);
  }
  
  public void startApp(){
    form.append("CURRENT TIME IS: ");
    index = form.append(currentDate);
    form.addCommand(exit);
    form.setCommandListener(this);
    display = Display.getDisplay(this);
    display.setCurrent(form);
  }

  public void pauseApp(){}

  public void destroyApp(boolean unconditional){
    notifyDestroyed();
  }

  public void commandAction(Command cmd, Displayable s){
    if (cmd == exit){
      destroyApp(true);
    }
  }
}

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