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Date function in JAVA

Posted on 2001-08-20
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the Data in SQL has the format (mm/dd/yy). I want to compare the SQL data with Current System Date in JAVA.
what's the query for that..??

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Question by:rajeevtyagi
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by:rajeevtyagi
ID: 6406717
do it please..
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ahosang earned 25 total points
ID: 6406937
Well,
java.util.Date d=new java.util.Date();
 /* this gives the system date in object form. Now you have choice of using deprecated Date methods or newer Calendar methods, or you could(depending on what you want to compare) just use Calendar to begin with. */
Calendar currentDate=Calendar.getInstance();
GregorianCalendar sqlData=new GregorianCalendar(yy,mm,dd);
if (currentDate.equals(sqlData)) {
  //do whatever
}
if (currentDate.before(sqlData)) {
  // do whatever
}
if (currentDate.after(sqlData)) {
 // do whatever
}

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by:sghosh092199
sghosh092199 earned 25 total points
ID: 6407432
Hi!

I suppose, you have got the SQL Date as follows:

String sqlDate = rset.getString(x);

sqlDate has already the form of mm/dd/yy.

You have to convert the current date to the same form. You can use SimpleDateFormat for the same.

java.text.SimpleDateFormat formatter
               = new java.text.SimpleDateFormat ("MM'/'dd'/'yy");

String formattedDate = formatter.format(new java.util.Date());

Now, you can compare sqlDate and formattedDate.
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by:objects
objects earned 25 total points
ID: 6408040
If your doing the comparison in Java:

Date d = rs.getDate(datecol);
Date now = new Date();
if (d.equals(now))
{
   System.out.println("Date in db matches current time");
}
else if (d.before(now))
{
   System.out.println("Date in db is before current time");
}
else
{
   System.out.println("Date in db is after current time");
}

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by:kotan
kotan earned 25 total points
ID: 6408610
Or you can use compareTo().

// Copy from Objects :)
Date d = rs.getDate(dateCol);
Date now = new Date();

// use compareTo().
int res = d.compareTo(now);

if (res == 0)
     System.out.println("Date in db matches current time");
else if (res < 0)
     System.out.println("Date in db is before current time");
else if (res > 0)  
     System.out.println("Date in db is after current time");
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