Published Sep 6, 2023
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The .getTime() method of the Calendar class returns a Date object that represents the time value of a given Calendar object.




In the example below, a Calendar object is created and the current date is retrieved using the .getTime() method.

import java.util.Calendar;
import java.util.Date;
public class Main {
public static void main(String[] args) {
// Create a Calendar instance
Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
// Get the current date object
Date currentDate = calendar.getTime();
// Print the current date
System.out.println("Current date: " + currentDate);

The output should be similar to:

Current date: Sat Sep 02 13:10:27 GMT 2023

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