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I want to check whether a string is in a valid date format or not ie(yyyy/MM/dd) form.How it is to be done in java.


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Layne Lund
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With a little work you could write the code that does this yourself. However, the Java API provides two classes that may help: DateFormat and SimpleDateFormat. Check out these links for an explanation of the methods that are available for you to use.


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ramprasad madathil
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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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