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Calculating Dates

Jennifer Sohl
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What is the easiest way to add 10 weeks on to the Friday closest to today's date?
Does anyone have any good examples?
Any help is appreciated!
Thanks!
Bear Bibeault
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The java.util.Calendar class has everything you need. Specifically, check out the add() method.
hth,
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Jennifer Sohl
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What about GregorianCalendar??
Jim Yingst
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GregorianCalendar is what you need - Calendar is an abstract class, and GregorianCalendar is the standard implementation of it. It's a rather tedious, confusing API, but if you read it carefully you can accomplish what you want in just a few lines.


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Jennifer Sohl
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Thank You!!
 
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