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Date using Calendar for a spcific Locale
Joined: Jan 05, 2009
Feb 19, 2011 01:57:49
I tried the following but it didn't work as expected:
Locale localeItaly = new Locale("it"); Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance(localeItaly); Date dateItaly = calendar.getTime(); System.out.println("Date in Italy = "+dateItaly);
which printed :
Date in Italy = Sat Feb 19 14:26:32 IST 2011
I was expecting it to print the current date in Italy.
Can anyone explain?
Joined: Sep 08, 2007
Feb 19, 2011 03:00:59
You could try using Locale.ITALY instead of "it".
Mohamed Sanaulla |
Joined: Oct 24, 2010
Feb 19, 2011 04:37:29
Rather than just trying things, I suggest you refer to the API,
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I agree. Here's the link:
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