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1. Can NAnt format day of the week as letters, like Java's SimpleDateFormat "E" pattern?

I searched SO and as far as I can tell, this hasn't already been asked. I'd like to do this in NAnt:

<tstamp property="Now" pattern="EEE MMM dd, HH:mm"/>
in hopes of getting a ...

2. how to set SimpleDateFormat "W" use the MONDAY is first day of Week?

SimpleDateFormat "W" default set SUNDAY is first day of week,ex:

SimpleDateFormat f = new SimpleDateFormat("W"); 
format.f(new Date());
i want to set "W" first day is MONDAY,i try:
SimpleDateFormat f = new SimpleDateFormat("W"); 
Calendar c=Calendar.getInstance(); ...

3. How do you format the day of the month to say "11th", "21st" or "23rd" in Java?

I know this will give me the day of the month as a number (11, 21, 23):

SimpleDateFormat formatDayOfMonth = new SimpleDateFormat("d");
But how do you format the day of the month to ...

4. Java Date determine if DAY is greater

I have time stamps as string format Sun Jul 10 17:47:55 EDT 2011 I need to determine if the current DAY is greater than the stored day. I will get the current day ...

5. How can I format a Date in Java as only month, day and hour?

How would I format the date, if I only need it to print the month (MMM), date (DD) and the hour (HH)? So output would look something like:

Jul 18 9
(that being ...

6. Adding days with java.util.Calendar gives strange results

Using java.util.Calendar to add a single day to a Date, and SimpleDateFormat to display the result, sometimes seems to lose a day (generally in March) and sometimes skips a day (in ...

7. Display elapsed time with month an day support in JAVA

I need to display elapsed time in my application form.
I currently do this using this code:

    AppTimer = new Timer();
    AppTimer.scheduleAtFixedRate(new java.util.TimerTask() {

8. Java day of the week from string

I have this simple code:

SimpleDateFormat format = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd");
Date date = format.parse("2011-10-29");
Log.d("Debug","Day of the week = "+(calendar.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK)==Calendar.SATURDAY));
The 29th of October is a Saturday so why do I get false?

9. How to parse only the day using SimpleDateFormat

I'd like to parse given date by user but with a specific format : the day name of the week. So far, here's what I did :

SimpleDateFormat format = new SimpleDateFormat("E", Locale.ENGLISH);

try ...

10. JDK and joda-time dateformatter: how to consider day light savings time

@Jon Skeet, I downloaded Joda-Time as you recommended in, Date parsing/formating with TimeZone and SimpleDateFormat problem around DST switch, and added it to my Java EE / JSF project, attempted ...

11. validating day and month using SimpleDateFormat

Hi Everyone, I have a question to ask regarding the SimpleDateFormat class. In my code i am having a date string and i am converting it to a date. and validating if the month entered is greater than max month and if day is greater than max day. If so i want to throw the error. Here is my piece of ...

12. SimpleDateFormat parsing 0 day values