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Supress trailing Z in calendar object in XML

Reshma Rangarajan

Joined: Nov 02, 2010
Posts: 8

Scenario: I am trying to get a date value from database and set it into a VO and then finally set it into an XMLschema field.

The first out stmt prints: 2009-01-06 which is fine.
The second out stmt prints: 2009-01-06Z which may be expected but i dont want the trailing Z to be there. Basically, this system will be called by an external system. so i dont want the xml date to have this trailing Z in place.

Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance(TimeZone.getTimeZone("GMT"));
Date date = resultSet.getDate("billDate", Calendar.getInstance());
System.out.println("Recent Bill Date is - " + billDetailVO.getLatestBillDate().toString());

System.out.println("Recent Bill Date is - " + billDetailT.getLatestBillDate().toString());

Can someone help me here please. I am new to this area. Let me know if i have missed some information.
Also, Please let me know if this question does not belong in this section.


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