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convert a string to java.sql.Date object

 
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Hi,
I am having a String of containing date in the format 'dd/mm/yyyy' OR 'dd-MMM-YYYY' OR 'mm-dd-yyyy' format. I need to convert the string to java.sql.Date object so that I can perform a query the database for the date field. Can any one suggest me with the code please.
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You can get a Date back from the valueOf() method in java.sql.Date, but it requires "JDBC escape" format, i.e., yyyy-mm-dd.
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