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java.util.Date getYear() method is deprecated

albert kao
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java.util.Date getYear() method is deprecated, what is the best way to get the year value using JDK6 libraries (not third party open source Java libraries)?

Rob Spoor
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By using java.util.Calendar. Create an instance, set its time to the Date object, then get the year.


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albert kao
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Rob Spoor wrote:By using java.util.Calendar. Create an instance, set its time to the Date object, then get the year.

Rob Spoor
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Exactly like that
 
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