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DayOfWeek getValue() method in Java with Examples

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The getValue() method of java.time.DayOfWeek is an in-built function in Java which return the integer value assigned to the 7 days of the week, i.e, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The int value follows the ISO-8601 standard, from 1 (Monday) to 7 (Sunday). Method Declaration:
public int getValue()
Syntax:
int val = DayOfWeekObject.getValue()
Parameters: This method does not accepts any parameters. Return Value: The function returns int value of the day of the week, e.g, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday and so on. Below program illustrate the above method: Program 1:
// Java Program Demonstrate getValue()
// method of DayOfWeek
import java.time.*;
import java.time.DayOfWeek;
  
class DayOfWeekExample {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Set a local date whose day is found
        LocalDate localDate
            = LocalDate.of(1947,
                           Month.AUGUST, 15);
  
        // Find the day from the local date
        DayOfWeek dayOfWeek
            = DayOfWeek.from(localDate);
  
        // Printing the day of the week
        // and its Int value
        System.out.println("Day of the Week on"
                           + " 15th August 1947 - "
                           + dayOfWeek.name());
  
        int val = dayOfWeek.getValue();
  
        System.out.println("Int Value of "
                           + dayOfWeek.name()
                           + " - " + val);
    }
}

                    
Output:
Day of the Week on 15th August 1947 - FRIDAY
Int Value of FRIDAY - 5
Program 2:
// Java Program Demonstrate getValue()
// method of DayOfWeek
import java.time.*;
import java.time.DayOfWeek;
  
class DayOfWeekExample {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Set a local date whose day is found
        LocalDate localDate
            = LocalDate.of(2015,
                           Month.JULY, 13);
  
        // Find the day from the local date
        DayOfWeek dayOfWeek
            = DayOfWeek.from(localDate);
  
        // Printing the day of the week
        // and its Int value
        System.out.println("Day of the Week on"
                           + " 13th July 2015 - "
                           + dayOfWeek.name());
  
        int val = dayOfWeek.getValue();
  
        System.out.println("Int Value of "
                           + dayOfWeek.name()
                           + " - " + val);
    }
}

                    
Output:
Day of the Week on 13th July 2015 - MONDAY
Int Value of MONDAY - 1
Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/DayOfWeek.html#getValue–

Last Updated : 19 Mar, 2019
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