HijrahChronology date() method in Java with Example : Set – 1

The date() method of java.time.chrono.HijrahChronology class is used get the local date according to Hijrah calendar system for the given year, month and day.

Syntax:

public HijrahDate date(int prolepticYear,
                       int month,
                       int day)

Parameter: This method takes the following arguments as parameter.



  • prolepticYear: integer propleptic year for the year field of HijrahDate
  • month: integer month for the month field of HijrahDate
  • day: integer day for the day field of HijrahDate

Return Value: This method returns the local date according to Hijrah calendar system for the given year, month and day.

Exception: This method throws DateTimeException if the given field of day, month and year are unable to form a structured date.

Below are the examples to illustrate the date() method:

Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// date() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
            // creating and initializing  HijrahDate Object
            HijrahDate hidate = HijrahDate.now();
  
            // getting HijrahChronology used in HijrahDate
            HijrahChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // getting HijrahDate for the
            // given date, month and year field
            // by using date() mehtod
            HijrahDate date = crono.date(1440, 05, 24);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println("HijrahDate is: " + date);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed paramter can "
                               + "not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

HijrahDate is: Hijrah-umalqura AH 1440-05-24

Example 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// date() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
            // creating and initializing  HijrahDate Object
            HijrahDate hidate = HijrahDate.now();
  
            // getting HijrahChronology used in HijrahDate
            HijrahChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // getting HijrahDate for the
            // given date, month and year field
            // by using date() mehtod
            HijrahDate date = crono.date(2019, 05, 24);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println("HijrahDate is: " + date);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

Exception thrown: java.time.DateTimeException: Invalid Hijrah date, year: 2019, month: 5

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/DateTimeException.html

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