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end of month calculation

Peter Primrose
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Joined: Sep 10, 2004
Posts: 755
Hi all,
I'm looking for a method that returns the begining and end of next month.
example:

today is 2005-10-04

so the method suppose to return:
2005-11-01
&
2005-11-31 //as it ends on the 31

I came up with the code below - but I don't like it as I can't get the end of month + it's not safe.

any suggestions.
Thanks
Peter



Seb Mathe
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Joined: Sep 28, 2005
Posts: 225
Use Calendar.add() and Calendar.set() methods.

Set the day-of_month field to one
Add one month
Add one month and remove one day !


Regards,<br />Seb<br /> <br />SCJP 1.4
Peter Primrose
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Joined: Sep 10, 2004
Posts: 755
creative, I like it.
thanks
 
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