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dates in java

Dinesh Bhogle
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Joined: Mar 12, 2001
Posts: 6
How to get previous days date in java. i.e. current date-1
John Bateman
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Joined: Mar 09, 2000
Posts: 320
Hi
I use the Calendar class as all familiar Date Constructor/methods are deprecated.

This backs up the calendar one day.
The Java 2 API docs are pretty good in showing how to use this class.
Hope this helped.

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Senthil B Kumar
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Joined: Feb 09, 2004
Posts: 140
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.Calendar;
public class Prev
{
public static void main(String args[])
{
Calendar xx = Calendar.getInstance();
Date dt = null;
xx.add(Calendar.DATE,-1);
dt = xx.getTime();
System.out.println("Yesterday Is : " + dt.getDate());
}
}


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