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Facing problems in subtracting two date.

lokesh pattajoshi
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Hi every body i am facing problem while subtracting current date with given date actually the requirement is that i have to get date of birth as input and subtract it to current date to get total year.can any body help me to solve this problem.

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Lokesh Kumar Pattajoshi
Rob Spoor
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Check out java.util.Calendar, especially its get method in combination with Calendar.YEAR and Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR. In short:
- calculate the difference in years
- if the current date is before the birthday, subtract one (hasn't had his birthday yet)


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lokesh pattajoshi
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Thank you very much Rob my broblems is solved now.
 
 
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