File APIs for Java Developers
Manipulate DOC, XLS, PPT, PDF and many others from your application.
http://aspose.com/file-tools
The moose likes Beginning Java and the fly likes Facing problems in subtracting two date. Big Moose Saloon
  Search | Java FAQ | Recent Topics | Flagged Topics | Hot Topics | Zero Replies
Register / Login


Win a copy of Android Security Essentials Live Lessons this week in the Android forum!
JavaRanch » Java Forums » Java » Beginning Java
Bookmark "Facing problems in subtracting two date." Watch "Facing problems in subtracting two date." New topic
Author

Facing problems in subtracting two date.

lokesh pattajoshi
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 29, 2009
Posts: 130
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.

Regards,
Lokesh Kumar Pattajoshi
Rob Spoor
Sheriff

Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Posts: 19656
    
  18

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)


SCJP 1.4 - SCJP 6 - SCWCD 5 - OCEEJBD 6
How To Ask Questions How To Answer Questions
lokesh pattajoshi
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 29, 2009
Posts: 130
Thank you very much Rob my broblems is solved now.
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
subject: Facing problems in subtracting two date.
 
Similar Threads
date problem
how to delete files datewise..
how to get 3 days less than current date in java
Ajax + mozilla
Getting Previous Date