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Thread: How to insert date in database

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    Default How to insert date in database

    HI Everybody,
    I'm creating registration form but getting problem, need your help guys.
    I've create table in MS SQL in that birthdate column data type i'd given datetime.
    While inserting data in table except this column everything is inserted.Only becoz this column is not
    varchar.
    Can anyone tell how to insert values in that column through JSP page.
    I am using preparedstmt to insert all column except this one.When i try so i get string to date conversion error.
    pls guys help me !!

    Thanking you .


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    Default Re: How to insert date in database

    DateFormat is an abstract class for date/time formatting subclasses which formats and parses dates or time in a language-independent manner. The date/time formatting subclass, such as SimpleDateFormat, allows for formatting (i.e., date -> text), parsing (text -> date), and normalization. The date is represented as a Date object or as the milliseconds since January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT.


    DateFormat provides many class methods for obtaining default date/time formatters based on the default or a given locale and a number of formatting styles. The formatting styles include FULL, LONG, MEDIUM, and SHORT. More detail and examples of using these styles are provided in the method descriptions.

    To format a date for the current Locale, use one of the static factory methods:

    myString = DateFormat.getDateInstance().format(myDate);

    If you are formatting multiple dates, it is more efficient to get the format and use it multiple times so that the system doesn't have to fetch the information about the local language and country conventions multiple times.

    DateFormat df = DateFormat.getDateInstance();
    for (int i = 0; i < myDate.length; ++i) {
    output.println(df.format(myDate[i]) + "; ");
    }

    To format a date for a different Locale, specify it in the call to getDateInstance().

    DateFormat df = DateFormat.getDateInstance(DateFormat.LONG, Locale.FRANCE);

    You can use a DateFormat to parse also.

    myDate = df.parse(myString);


    SO In your case , Change the String to the date using DateFormat than insert this value to the date type defined column ....

    I think this might be helpfull to you.
    Last edited by Manoj Kumar Chhetri; January 24th, 2012 at 03:29 PM.

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