Java Format - Java DateFormat .getTimeInstance (int style)


DateFormat.getTimeInstance(int style) has the following syntax.

public static final DateFormat getTimeInstance(int style)


In the following code shows how to use DateFormat.getTimeInstance(int style) method.

import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.util.Date;
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public class Main {
  public static void main(String[] argv) throws Exception {
    DateFormat dateFormat = DateFormat.getTimeInstance(DateFormat.LONG);
    String s = dateFormat.format(new Date());


The code above generates the following result.