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To check the input date is future date or not

Shein Zeya
Greenhorn

Joined: Jun 04, 2008
Posts: 10
I'm now trying to check an input date is valid or not:that is DOB,
if the date is the future date,it cannot be DOb and so alert that the Date is invalid.
if not....accept it.
So......first..I have to change the incoming date form to my fixed date form.Then compare it.
I know the concept ,but I just want to get tge reference.
Thank you.
Pls help.
Joanne Neal
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Joined: Aug 05, 2005
Posts: 3742
    
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Use the SimpleDateFormatclass to convert your input date to a Dateobject. Create another Date object tio represent the current time and then use methods in the Date class to compare them.
[ June 05, 2008: Message edited by: Joanne Neal ]

Joanne
Campbell Ritchie
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Joined: Oct 13, 2005
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The Calendar class implements the Comparable<Calendar> interface, so you can compare your date with what the Calendar class API calls "rightNow." If you get a value >0 you are onto a winner!
 
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