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M Burke
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what is the best way to compare two dates? If you have two dates with a year, month and day, and you want to return "true" if date #1 is less than or == to Date #2.
 
Yosi Hendarsjah
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You can find the answer in the Java API documentation for java.util.Date class.
[ February 14, 2005: Message edited by: Yosi Hendarsjah ]
 
David Harkness
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If you have them as individual integer values (3 each), you can skip creating a Date from them and just do it in an if test. You should reason out what that would look like, but I'll get you started.
  • Any date in 2004 is before every date in 2005.
  • In the same year, earlier months come before later months regardless of day of month.
  • ... (I gotta leave something for you to figure out!)

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    Senthil B Kumar
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    [ February 21, 2005: Message edited by: kolkata prince ]
     
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