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Calendar getTimeInMillis() Method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 26 Jul, 2021

The getTimeInMillis() method in Calendar class is used to return the current time of this Calendar in Milliseconds.
Syntax: 
 

public long getTimeInMillis()

Parameters: The method does not take any parameters.
Return Value: The method returns the current time of this Calendar in millisecond.
Below programs illustrate the working of getTimeInMillis() Method of Calendar class: 
Example 1:
 

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// Java code to illustrate
// getTimeInMillis() method
 
import java.util.*;
 
public class Calendar_Demo {
 
    public static void main(String args[])
        throws InterruptedException
    {
 
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr1 = Calendar.getInstance();
 
        // Displaying the current time
        System.out.println("The Current Time"
                           + " is: "
                           + calndr1.getTimeInMillis());
 
        // Adding few delay
        Thread.sleep(10000);
 
        // Creating another calendar
        Calendar calndr2 = Calendar.getInstance();
 
        // Displaying the upcoming time
        System.out.println("The Upcoming Time"
                           + " is: "
                           + calndr2.getTimeInMillis());
    }
}
Output: 
The Current Time is: 1550725664034
The Upcoming Time is: 1550725674053

 

Example 2: 
 

Java




// Java code to illustrate
// getTimeInMillis() method
 
import java.util.*;
 
public class Calendar_Demo {
 
    public static void main(String args[])
        throws InterruptedException
    {
 
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr1 = Calendar.getInstance();
 
        // Displaying the current time
        System.out.println("The Current Time"
                           + " is: "
                           + calndr1.getTimeInMillis());
 
        // Adding few delay
        Thread.sleep(5000);
 
        // Creating another calendar
        Calendar calndr2 = Calendar.getInstance();
 
        // Displaying the upcoming time
        System.out.println("The Upcoming Time"
                           + " is: "
                           + calndr2.getTimeInMillis());
    }
}
Output: 
The Current Time is: 1550725683182
The Upcoming Time is: 1550725688208

 

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html#getTimeInMillis–
 




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