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SimpleDateFormat not returning expectec output?

 
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Hi all, I am converting string to date . following is my code but it is not returning expected output.



and it returns output as :

Converted date isThu Jan 20 16:11:00 IST 2011



But I think output must be as

Converted date isThu Jun 20 16:11:00 IST 2011



Why it shows month as Jan instead of Jun?
 
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Read the API more closely. What's the format symbol for a two digit month? (Hint: it isn't "mm")
 
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SimpleDateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-mm-dd hh:mm:ss");


you've used 'mm' for both minutes and month
'MM' stands for month and 'mm' stands for minutes
 
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Oh ! Thanks Darryl Burke . Its MM instead of mm. Thanks again.
 
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Thanks joy b chakravarty
 
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