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how do i get current date in java... ???
 
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"new java.util.Date()" gives you a date object to work with, from which you can extract the various parts (day, month, year, hour, weekday, etc.)
 
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this is not working...
java.util.Date today = new java.util.Date();
today.getDate();

i tried this methhod depricated...
 
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If you look at the Javadoc for the Date class, it will tell you what is recommended instead.
 
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It works just fine. Unless you need timezone support (which the Date class does not have), you can use the deprecated Date methods with no problems - they're not broken in the way other deprecated methods and classes are.
 
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Hey,

You are much better off using the Calendar Class as most of the Date class has been deprecated.

//gets the current date
Calendar rightNow = Calendar.getInstance();

John
 
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