Convert a String Date Such as 2003/01/10 into a java.util.Date Object : Date « Data Type « Java Tutorial

import java.text.ParseException;
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;

public class MainClass {

  public static void main(String[] args) {
    SimpleDateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy/MM/dd");
    String date = "2003/01/10";
    java.util.Date utilDate = null;
    try {
      utilDate = formatter.parse(date);
    } catch (ParseException e) {
      // TODO Auto-generated catch block
    System.out.println("date:" + date);
    System.out.println("utilDate:" + utilDate);


utilDate:Fri Jan 10 00:00:00 PST 2003

2.38.1.The java.util.Date Class
2.38.2.Show date and time using only Date methods.
2.38.3.Obtaining a Date Object From a String
2.38.4.Convert from a java.util.Date Object to a java.sql.Date Object
2.38.5.Convert a String Date Such as 2003/01/10 into a java.util.Date Object
2.38.6.Create Yesterday's Date from a Date in the String Format of MM/DD/YYYY
2.38.7.Create a java.util.Date Object from a Year, Month, Day Format
2.38.8.Create a java.sql.Time Object from java.util.Date
2.38.9.Convert the Current Time to a java.sql.Date Object
2.38.10.Convert Date into milliseconds example
2.38.11.Create java Date from specific time example
2.38.12.Determine the Day of the Week from Today's Date
2.38.13.ISO 8601 date parsing utility.
2.38.14.Parses a string representing a date by trying a variety of different parsers.
2.38.15.Perform date validations