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sudhakar venkat
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can anybody explain me the parsing.
Jesper de Jong
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"Parsing" means converting from text to some other data format, for example converting a string "2008-04-28" to a Date object, or a string "2356" to an int.

The opposite of parsing is formatting: converting from some data type to text.


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