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Java String date conversion from one format to another Java Date format

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VikasGupta79 asked on
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I need to convert the Java date from one format to another format and get returned date in new format which shoud be java.util.Date object only.

I have written following given below method but I am getting same output as input.

calling of method
convertStringToDateNew("Wed Apr 29 01:12:44 IST 2009", "MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss");
public static Date convertDateToNewFormat(String sDate, String dateFormat)  throws TechnicalException
    {
        SimpleDateFormat expectedDateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("E MMM dd HH:mm:ss z yyyy");
        SimpleDateFormat requiredDateFormat= new SimpleDateFormat(dateFormat);
       
        Date date = null;
        try
        {
        	if(sDate != null)
        	{
	            date = expectedDateFormat.parse(sDate);
	            String strDate = requiredDateFormat.format(date);
	            System.out.println("String date ="+strDate);
	            date = requiredDateFormat.parse(strDate);
 
           }
        } catch (Exception e)
        {
        	throw new TechnicalException ("Exception in [CommonUtil][convertStringToDate]", e.getMessage());			
        }
        return date;		 
    }
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