Java Format - Java DateFormat.getInstance()


DateFormat.getInstance() has the following syntax.

public static final DateFormat getInstance()


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

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import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.util.Date;

public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    DateFormat dateFormat = DateFormat.getInstance();
    String s = dateFormat.format(new Date());


The code above generates the following result.