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Calendar.get() Method in Java

  • Difficulty Level : Hard
  • Last Updated : 02 Mar, 2018

java.util.Calendar.get() method is a method of java.util.Calendar class. The Calendar class provides some methods for implementing a concrete calendar system outside the package. Some examples of Calendar fields are : YEAR, DATE, MONTH, DAY_OF_WEEK, DAY_OF_YEAR, WEEK_OF_YEAR, MINUTE, SECOND, HOUR, AM_PM, WEEK_OF_MONTH, DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH, HOUR_OF_DAY.

Syntax :

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public int get(int field)

where, field represents the given calendar
field and the function returns the value of
given field.

Exception : If the specified field is out of range, then ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException is thrown.

Applications :
Example 1: To fetch Date, Month, Year






// Java code to implement calendar.get() function
import java.util.*;
  
class GFG {
      
// Driver code
public static void main(String[] args) {
  
    // creating a calendar
    Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
  
    // get the value of DATE field
    System.out.println("Day : " +
                        c.get(Calendar.DATE));
      
    // get the value of MONTH field
    System.out.println("Month : " +
                        c.get(Calendar.MONTH));
                      
    // get the value of YEAR field
    System.out.println("Year : "
                        c.get(Calendar.YEAR));
}
}

Output :

Day : 1
Month : 2
Year : 2018

Example 2 : To fetch Day of the week, Day of the year, Week of the month, Week of the year.




// Java Code of calendar.get() function
import java.util.*;
  
class GFG {
      
// Driver code
public static void main(String[] args) {
  
    // creating a calendar
    Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
  
    // get the value of DATE_OF_WEEK field
    System.out.println("Day of week : "
                        c.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK));
                          
    // get the value of DAY_OF_YEAR field
    System.out.println("Day of year : " +
                        c.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_YEAR));
                          
    // get the value of WEEK_OF_MONTH field
    System.out.println("Week in Month : "
                        c.get(Calendar.WEEK_OF_MONTH));
                          
    // get the value of WEEK_OF_YEAR field
    System.out.println("Week in Year : "
                        c.get(Calendar.WEEK_OF_YEAR));
  
                      
    // get the value of DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH field
    System.out.println("Day of Week in Month : " +
                        c.get(Calendar.DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH));
}
}

Output :

Day of week : 5
Day of year : 60
Week in Month : 1
Week in Year : 9
Day of Week in Month : 1

Example 3 : To fetch Hour, Minute, Second and AM_PM.




// Implementation of calendar.get()
// function in Java
import java.util.*;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Driver code
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // creating a calendar
        Calendar c = Calendar.getInstance();
  
        // get the value of HOUR field
        System.out.println("Hour : " + c.get(Calendar.HOUR));
  
        // get the value of MINUTE field
        System.out.println("Minute : " + c.get(Calendar.MINUTE));
  
        // get the value of SECOND field
        System.out.println("Second : " + c.get(Calendar.SECOND));
  
        // get the value of AM_PM field
        System.out.println("AM or PM : " + c.get(Calendar.AM_PM));
  
        // get the value of HOUR_OF_DAY field
        System.out.println("Hour (24-hour clock) : " + c.get(Calendar.HOUR_OF_DAY));
    }
}

Output :

Hour : 6
Minute : 51
Second : 53
AM or PM : 0
Hour (24-hour clock) : 6



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