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In this section, you will learn to convert a date into the GMT format. The GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time.

Convert Date to GMT

     

In this section, you will learn to convert a date into the GMT format. The GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time.

Description of program:

This example helps you in converting a date into the GMT on the console. The SimpleDateFormat() constructor uses the given pattern and date format symbols. Here we use the date format is "yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss" so, it takes you in this format. And it passes in the parse() method that invokes with SimpleDateFormat object and provides a date in the GMT format. 



Here is the code of program:

import java.util.*;
import java.text.*;
public class DateToGMT {
 public static void main(String[] args)throws Exception {
  
  java.text.SimpleDateFormat format = new 
SimpleDateFormat
("yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss");
  java.util.Calendar cal = Calendar.
getInstance
(new SimpleTimeZone(0"GMT"));
  format.setCalendar(cal);
  java.util.Date date = format.parse("2003-01-25 00:15:30");
  System.out.println(date);  
  
}    

Output of this program:

C:\examples>javac DateToGMT.java

C:\examples>java DateToGMT
Sat Jan 25 05:45:30 IST 2003

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Posted on: June 16, 2007

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Ashish
September 7, 2011
Java programer

nice example for Date Formating
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