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Use a custom format for Date value

import java.text.MessageFormat;
import java.util.Date;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    Object[] params = new Object[] { new Date(), new Date(0) };
    String msg = MessageFormat
        .format("{0,time,HH-mm-ss} and UTC of 0 is {1,time,HH-mm-ss}", params);

// 08-32-33 and UTC of 0 is 16-00-00


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