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Get timestamp difference in hours and minutes
Joined: May 12, 2008
Jun 29, 2009 12:12:21
I have 2 Timestamp objects that I want to calculate the difference in minutes and seconds.
Timestamps are in the form of '2009-06-29 10:38:02.128459'
There is a TimeStamp class that have a difference method, but I am not sure how to use this.
Joined: Jun 17, 2009
Jun 29, 2009 13:39:10
The Timestamp class(es) have nothing to do with what you want to do, You need to use the Date and
String date1 = "...", date2 = "..."; DateFormat df = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss.SSS"); Date d1 = df.parse(date1); Date d2 = df.parse(date2); long diffInMilliseconds = Math.abs(d1.getTime() - d2.getTime());
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Joined: Dec 17, 2003
Jun 29, 2009 14:06:47
You can take a look at these JavaWorld articles:
Calculating Java dates
Working in Java time : Learn the basics of calculating elapsed time in Java
- they do a nice job of explaining Date math in Java. Assuming you are using
objects, the disscussion in those articles apply since the
class extends the
It is sorta covered in the
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