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How can I get sysdate in java?

Elahe Shafie
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Hi Friends,
Could you tell me how can I get sysdate in my java program to put it in my table?(I know I have to use today() I guess!!! but how?
Thanks,
Elahe


Thanks,
Elahe
Thomas Paul
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Date d = new Date();


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Elahe Shafie
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and also the return type should be date not string...
Thanks,
Elahe
Joel Cochran
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Date sysDate = new Date();
String dateString = sysDate.toString();


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Elahe Shafie
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Thanks Joe,
I used that but it gives me this error and even though setSubmittedDate is date type in oBug.
Do you have any idea?
Thanks,
ELahe
No method found matching setSubmittedDate(Date)
oBug.setSubmittedDate( dtSubmittedDate );
^
1 error

and here is part of Bug
Elahe Shafie
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I fixed the problem by adding java.sql.Date as you can see bellow:
java.sql.Date dtSubmittedDate = new java.sql.Date(new Date().getTime());
but why it should get fix by adding this I want to know the reason not just solved it!!!
Any idea?
Thanks,
Elahe
Mahesh Mamani
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Hi,
U'll have to see the type of Date imported in Bug class(java.util.Date or java.sql.Date)...This may lead to a conflict...If u r using it to update to database, then better use java.sql.Date, to be on the safer side.

Mahesh
Thomas Paul
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If you imports for both java.util and java.sql, you could have a problem as both packages have a Date class in them.
Elahe Shafie
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Oh I see... by the way what is the difference between java.util and java.sql ?
Thanks,
Elahe
Thomas Paul
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java.sql is the package that contains JDBC support classes.
Elahe Shafie
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