Formatting Date for a Locale Example

This example shows how to format Date using SimpleDateFormat class. In this program we are format date for different locales.

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Formatting Date for a Locale Example

     

This example shows how to format Date using SimpleDateFormat class. In this program we are format date for different locales.

Description of the code :

SimpleDateFormat() : SimpleDateFormat class use for formatting and parsing dates. It allows for formatting date into text , parsing text into date and normalization.

format() : This method is used for format Date class object into date / time and appends the it into the StringBuffer.

LocaleFormat.java
import java.text.*;
import java.util.*;

public class LocaleFormat {
    public static void main(String args[]) {
        Locale[] locales = {Locale.UK, Locale.FRANCE, Locale.ITALIAN};
        Date date = new Date();
        String s;
      for (int i = 0; i < locales.length; i++) {
          s = SimpleDateFormat.getDateInstance(SimpleDateFormat.FULL, 
                                               locales[i]).format(date);
         System.out.println(locales[i].getDisplayLanguage() + "\t : " + s);
        }
    }
}


When you run this application it will display message as shown below:

English : Saturday, 11 October 2008 French : samedi 11 octobre 2008

Italian : sabato 11 ottobre 2008

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Preetam Sahu
February 9, 2012
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