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Convert String to Date

 
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Good day!

Im new here and i would like to ask a little help from you guys.
How to convert String to Date?

Code:



Eclipse display this error message:
Type mismatch: cannot convert from String to Date

i've read that everything found in google search but it still error.

PS: sorry for my Grammar.. Thank you and God bless you all!
 
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Looks like your in the wrong Forum. Your question has nothing to do with Servlets.

Seems like youre confusing parsing and formatting. To format a date you need a Date and not a String. If you want to create a Date from a String try this:



if you want to format:

 
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@sri ramvaithiyanathan && Joe carco

Thank you very much! My problem has been solved..

Sorry for wrong posting..

 
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Joe carco wrote:


The cast to Date is unnecessary; the parse() method already returns a Date object. Just write it like this:

You should avoid type casts as much as possible in your source code.
 
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Wow! it really works.. Applying KISS principle... Thank you Jesper de Jong!
 
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