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Convert String to Java Date

ryan bohnert

Joined: Feb 27, 2008
Posts: 19
I am trying to convert a string to Java Date.

java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date: "2008-04-22T09:00:10.548-06:00"

Any suggestions?
Wouter Oet
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Joined: Oct 25, 2008
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You're parse string should be

2008-04-22T09:00:10.548Pacific Standard Time-06:00

or something like that.

"Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand." --- Martin Fowler
Please correct my English.
Campbell Ritchie

Joined: Oct 13, 2005
Posts: 37884
Go through the SimpleDateFormat documentation. When you get to the Z bit for time zone, the example shown has -0800, not -08:00. It is different if you write z from if you write Z.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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