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Date datatype in Java

Rida Abrahams
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Hi,
Which datatype do I use to store a date in Java? Is there a date datatype in Java to begin with.
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There are several. The class java.util.Calendar is a general date class; java.util.Date is a simple one. java.sql.Date is for use with the JDBC database API.


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Rida Abrahams
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Thanks for helping me out.
 
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