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Thread: How do you create Date objects?

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    Default How do you create Date objects?

    Let's say i have this code:

    import java.util.Date;
     
    public class MyDate {
        Date newDate;
     
        public MyDate(Date date) {
     
            newDate = date;
        }
    }
    How do i instantiate this class?


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    Default Re: How do you create Date objects?

    You use the new keyword. Recommended reading: Creating Objects (The Java™ Tutorials > Learning the Java Language > Classes and Objects)

    PS- Make sure you use standard naming conventions. Class names start with an upper-case letter.
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    Default Re: How do you create Date objects?

    Yeah, i know i need to use the new keyword.The confusion is in the constructor
    MyDate today = new MyDate(...with regards to my example,what goes in here?...);
    Strings don't work

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    Default Re: How do you create Date objects?

    Consult the Date class for it's various constructors.

    --- Update ---

    Do take note that much of that class has been depreciated...

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    Default Re: How do you create Date objects?

    Quote Originally Posted by ojonugwa View Post
    Yeah, i know i need to use the new keyword.The confusion is in the constructor
    MyDate today = new MyDate(...with regards to my example,what goes in here?...);
    Strings don't work
    Without knowing your context (in the form of an SSCCE), I can't tell you exactly what goes there. I can tell you that a Date object goes there, and you can consult the API for different ways to create an instance of Date.
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