The getTime() method of Java Date class returns the number of milliseconds since January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GTM which is represented by Date object.
public long getTime()
Parameters: The function does not accept any parameter.
Return Value: It returns the number of milliseconds since January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GTM.
Exception: The function does not throws any exception.
Program below demonstrates the above mentioned function:
Date: Thu Dec 05 09:29:39 UTC 1996 849778179420
Date: Tue Dec 05 09:29:40 UTC 2000 976008580370
Attention reader! Don’t stop learning now. Get hold of all the important Java Foundation and Collections concepts with the Fundamentals of Java and Java Collections Course at a student-friendly price and become industry ready.