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Create java Date from specific time example

  1. /*
  2.   Create java Date from specific time example.
  3.   This example shows how to create a java Date object for specific date and time.
  4. */
  5. import java.util.Date;
  6.  
  7. public class CreateDateFromSpecificTimeExample {
  8.  
  9.   public static void main(String[] args) {
  10.    
  11.     /*
  12.      To create a Date object for sepefic date and time use
  13.      Date(long date) constuctor where date is the number of milliseconds
  14.      since January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT.
  15.     */
  16.    
  17.     //date after one year of January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT
  18.     Date d = new Date(365L * 24L * 60L * 60L * 1000L);
  19.     System.out.println(d);
  20.   }
  21. }
  22.  
  23. /*
  24. TYPICAL Output Would be
  25. Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1971
  26. */