Obtaining a Date Object From a String : Date « Data Type « Java Tutorial

import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
import java.util.Locale;
public class MainClass {
  public static void main(String[] a) {
    Date aDate;
    DateFormat fmt = DateFormat.getDateInstance(DateFormat.FULL, Locale.US);
    try {
      aDate = fmt.parse("Saturday, July 4, 1998 ");
      System.out.println("The Date string is: " + fmt.format(aDate));
    } catch (java.text.ParseException e) {
The Date string is: Saturday, July 4, 1998

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