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Formatting time and date


10:35:15 AM
Wed Apr 26 10:35:15 PDT 2006
April Apr 04

import java.util.Calendar;
import java.util.Formatter;

public class MainClass {
    public static void main(String args[]) { 
      Formatter fmt = new Formatter(); 
      Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance(); 
      fmt.format("%tr", cal); 
      fmt = new Formatter(); 
      fmt.format("%tc", cal); 
      fmt = new Formatter(); 
      fmt.format("%tl:%tM", cal, cal); 
      fmt = new Formatter(); 
      fmt.format("%tB %tb %tm", cal, cal, cal); 


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