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ben oliver
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Date today = new Date();
SimpleDateFormat df = new SimpleDateFormat("MM/DD/yyyy");
System.out.println("today is " + df.format(today));

I got

today is 04/98/2008

instead of

today is 04/07/2008


what is wrong ??
Joanne Neal
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From the SimpleDateFormat javadoc
D Day in year Number
d Day in month Number


Joanne
Muhammad Saifuddin
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then it should be like that.



These following pattern letters are defined in Java Docs (characters from 'A' to 'Z' and from 'a' to 'z' are reserved to do specific presentation).


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ben oliver
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thanks.
 
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