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Regading java.sql.Date class

T sandya
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Joined: Aug 03, 2006
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Hi freinds,
I saw in API,i am not getting what exactly it is that's why i am asking.What is the exact difference between java.util.date and java.sql.date and why we have convert to sql date while storing date into database.if we won't convert what will happen.please clarify me.

thanks and regards,
sandya.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Sandya,
java.sql.Date is a subclass of java.util.Date. The JDBC APIs all take a java.sql.Date so you have to convert. If you don't convert, the code won't compile.


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