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how to find differance between two dates excluding weekends
Joined: Aug 29, 2007
Nov 15, 2007 02:53:00
Excluding Saturday and Sunday, I want to calculate remaining days difference (count) in two given date objects. Please hit back ASAP.
Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Nov 15, 2007 03:21:00
Just an initial thought here.
First get the difference in dates including weekends:
Calendar cal1 = Calendar.getInstance(); cal1.setTime(date1); Calendar cal2 = Calendar.getInstance(); cal2.setTime(date2); int days = cal1.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR) - cal2.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR); // if the years are different, correct it
Then subtract the number of weekends between them.
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Joined: Oct 04, 2007
Nov 15, 2007 11:58:00
You may want to have a look at Joda Time, I believe some variation will be included with
1.7, and it makes for easy time/date calculations. I don't believe it will remove the weekends for you, but could make it a bit easier.
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