Calendar getInstance() Method in Java with Examples

The getInstance() method in Calendar class is used to get a calendar using the current time zone and locale of the system.

Syntax:

public static Calendar getInstance()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.



Return Value: The method returns the calendar.

Below program illustrates the working of getInstance() Method of Calendar class:
Example:

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// Java code to illustrate
// getGreatestMinimum() method
  
import java.util.*;
public class Java_Calendar_Demo {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr = Calendar.getInstance();
  
        // Display the date and time
        System.out.print("The system"
                         + " date and time is: " + calndr.getTime());
    }
}

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Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html#getInstance()



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