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Date problem... I am looking for today's date

Posted on 2006-11-23
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Hi Experts


I don't know how to parse an int into a date format

I have to format 20061123 into a Date so that the next while statement will work :


try{
            cal.setTime(format.parse("" + "01-Jan-80"));      
            Date endDate = ?????
            
      
            int j=0;
            
            while(cal.getTime().before(endDate)) {
                  if (j==0){
                        test[j] = "All";
                        j++;
                  }else{
                        String text = format.format(cal.getTime());
                      test[j]= text;
                      cal.add(Calendar.DATE, 1);
                      j++;
                        }
                  }
            }catch(ParseException exp){
          }
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Question by:blarouche
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Date endDate = new SimpleDataFormat("yyyyMMdd").parse(Integer.toString(20061123));
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SimpleDataFormat=SimpleDateFormat
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by:blarouche
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You're fantastic !!!


thank you
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:-)

Integer.valueOf would be better still
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