Java Format - Java DateFormat.getDateInstance()


DateFormat.getDateInstance() has the following syntax.

public static final DateFormat getDateInstance()


In the following code shows how to use DateFormat.getDateInstance() method.

import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
/* w w w . j a v  a  2 s .  c o m*/
public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    DateFormat dateFormat = DateFormat.getDateInstance();
    String s = dateFormat.format(new Date());


The code above generates the following result.