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vidhya subramaniam
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Joined: Jul 14, 2001
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How do I get today's date in java?
I am actually using javamail to read messages. So i want to pick those messages from yest aftder 2 pm to today. How can I do that?
Thanks,
Vidhya
Cindy Glass
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Date rightNow = new Date(); // Allocates a Date object and initializes it so that it represents the time at which it was allocated, measured to the nearest millisecond.
or:
Calendar rightNow = Calendar.getInstance();


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Let's try to keep the discussion for this one in one place. I'm closing this thread; follwups can go here. Thanks.


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