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1. Why Java SimpleDateFormat().parse() is printing weird formate?

My input is String formated as the following:

3/4/2010 10:40:01 AM
3/4/2010 10:38:31 AM
My code is:
DateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("dd/mm/yyyy hh:mm:ss aa");

2. How to convert 12/31/2008 3:28p using Java's SimpleDateFormat

I'm using a java based tool and there's a config option for a dateformat which I've set to "MM/dd/yy hh:mma" but it's apparently expected 'am' or 'pm', not 'a' or 'p' ...

3. How can I convert this string to a standard date in java?

Earlier I posted the following question: But now I would like to know how I can convert this string into a date/time.

For example: 03/15/10 UPDATED:
String pattern = "MM/dd/yy 'at' HH:mm";

4. convert date from "2009-12 Dec" format to "31-DEC-2009"

'2009-12 Dec' should be converted to '31-DEC-2009'
'2010-09 Sep' should be converted to '30-SEP-2010'
'2010-02 Feb' should be converted to '28-FEB-2010'
'2008-02 Feb' should be converted to '29-FEB-2008'
The values 2009-12 Dec, 2008-02 Feb will ...

5. Convert string "11-10-10 12:00:00" into Date object

I want to convert the string "11-10-10 12:00:00" into a Date object, but I am not able to do so. Can you please help me out? I have the Date ...

6. Problem converting date format in Java

I have a string in the form MMM/dd/yyyy, ie. May/21/2010. Now I want to convert it to yyyyMMdd, ie. 20100521. My code is:

public static void main(String[] args) {      ...

7. convert String to Date

I want to convert the following string into Date type this way

Date dateToFormat = null;

DateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("E MMM d HH:mm:ss zzzz yyyy"); 

String databaseDateAsString = "Wed May 11 16:30:00 ...

8. Error converting custom date format to another using SimpleDateFormat

What's is wrong with my code bellow?

try {

   // dataFormatOrigin (Wed Jun 01 14:12:42 2011)  
   // this is original string with the date information


9. Java SimpleDateFormat and 19700101 conversion problem

i have a little problem with date conversion in java. When i put 19700101 to SimpleDateFormat and then call getTime i got -3600000. I write test:

SimpleDateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyyMMdd");
Date date ...

10. Error with Calendar after addition and then converting to date

I have the following JAVA code

public static String getstartDateEvent (int addDay) {
   Calendar today = Calendar.getInstance();
   int year = today.get(Calendar.YEAR);
   int month ...

11. Convert string to date then format the date

I am formatting a string to a date using the code

String start_dt = '2011-01-01';

DateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("YYYY-MM-DD"); 
Date date = (Date)formatter.parse(start_dt);
But how do I convert the date from YYYY-MM-DD format ...

12. how to convert string to date and keep the format correct

I am reading in a String from a text file which contains a date in the form of yyMMdd I then want to convert it to type date but when I ...

13. Trying to convert a string number "7" to a 07:00 format with SimpleDateFormat

I've got the next java code:

    SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("kk:mm");
    Date rangoInicio = formatter.parse(filtroHorariosIda.get(0));  
The value for filtroHorariosIda.get(0) is "7" (quotes includes because ...

16. how to convert SimpleDateFormat String to Date?

i have tried everything i could to solve this problem and i have failed so decided to ask for guidence from expertise. my problem is that i have to store a date to a database table. i am using the entity class to persist the tables. the table only accept dd/mm/yyyy formatt but when i directly use the date for eg. ...

17. String to SimpleDateFormat Conversion

What? Are you saying that you have a string that's exactly "YYYYMMDDHHMMSS", and you want to use it as a date format? Then just use the SimpleDateFormat constructor that takes a String as an argument. If you're saying that you have that string, but you want to know if that's the correct format to use...then you should read the SimpleDateFormat docs ...

18. How to convert a String into a date in yyyy-MM-dd using SimpleDateFormat?

In the above snippet even if I pass the string parameter as "11111-11-11" it returns a new date and hence prints TRUE in the console, but I want the date to be in yyyy-MM-dd format that is no of years shouldn't exceed 4 digits in all. I don't want to use RegEx, I know this can be done using SimpleDateFormat, but ...

19. Need info on SimpleDateFormat, Converting String to Date

I'm a newbie and doing a conversion of a string to a date and it's adding a little less than 11 minutes. I know I'm missing something really simple but as I read it I ought to be able to convert "20030125 084539.637696" to Sat Jan 25 08:45:39 not 8:56! Also, for the time being I'm ignoring the zulu 'Z' because ...