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String to time stamp

Nagendra Shastry
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Joined: Oct 26, 2010
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Hi all,

I have a string which has the value of a date 2013/03/12 . I want set it to a time stamp variable with same value i.e., 2013/03/12 . Can you please help?
Jesper de Jong
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Use java.text.SimpleDateFormat (<= click to see the API documentation) with the appropriate format string to parse the string into a java.util.Date object.


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