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show the date on the beginning of each day

 
aman shakya
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I need to write some code that will show the current date at the
beginning of each day. The date should be shown exactly once when the
date changes from one day to the other.Please anyone help me.
 
Stefan Wagner
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So you can have an endless loop, sleeping for a second (minute, whatever precision is needed), then get the date, compare it with previous, and react in some way, if it differs.
Where is the problem?
 
Stan James
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See if the javax.swing.Timer helps you. You can schedule something for a future time and it will sleep until the time and then do the thing. If this is your only scheduled event it might be overkill. You might start a thread that does something like this in a forever loop:

No guarantees anything there is spelled right or easy to do but hope it gives you some inspiration.
 
don cline
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Assuming you have a process running continuously, you can start a thread that is responsible for showing the current date at the beginning of each day. You can then calculate the length of time before the beginning of the next day. You can then use Thread.sleep to sleep until it is time to show the display. That way, you don't use a lot of system resources waiting and checking.
Check out Calendar, Runnable (and Thread).
Good Luck
Don
 
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