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This example shows how to format Month using Format class. In this program we use a pattern of special characters to Month format.

Month Format Example

     

This example shows how to format Month using Format class. In this program we use a pattern of special characters to Month format.

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.

MonthFormat.java

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

public class MonthFormat {

  public static void main(String args[]) throws ParseException {

  String s;
  Format formatter;
  Date date = new Date();
  date.setMonth(0);


  formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("M")// 1
  s = formatter.format(date);
  System.out.println("Month : " + s);

  formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("MM");  // 01
  s = formatter.format(date);
  System.out.println("Month : " + s);

  formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("MMM")// Jan
  s = formatter.format(date);
  System.out.println("Month : " + s);

  formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM");  
  s = formatter.format(date);
  // January
  System.out.println("Month : " + s);
  }
}

Output:
Month : 1
Month : 01
Month : Jan
Month : January

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Posted on: October 13, 2008

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December 13, 2011
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