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initialise & add date

james ong

Joined: Aug 01, 2006
Posts: 2
hihi.. how can i do a initialzation of date to 2nd June 2005, then add 3 days of the last date value? below is a sample of my code.

import java.util.Date;

public class Calendar {
private static Date today;

public static Date getDate() {
return (Date)today.clone();

public static void tock(int days) {
//add advance date (7 days)???
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14687

I won't post code here, you can figure it out by looking at the SimpleDateFormat class.
Another thing, avoid to call your class "Calendar", because it's already an Java API class.

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James Brown

Joined: Aug 01, 2006
Posts: 4
yes, I think you can use these apis and codes:


public Date getTheAfterDay(Date date, int days) {
GregorianCalendar startCalendar = new GregorianCalendar();
startCalendar.add(GregorianCalendar.DATE, days);
return startCalendar.getTime();

You need import java.util.Date and java.util.GregorianCalendar .
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