HijrahChronology dateNow(Clock) method in Java with Example

The dateNow() method of java.time.chrono.HijrahChronology class is used get the current local date according to Hijrah calendar system from the specified clock object.

Syntax:

public HijrahDate dateNow(Clock clock)

Parameter: This method takes the object of clock as a parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the local date according to Hijrah calendar system from the specified clock object.

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



Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// dateNow() 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();
  
            // creating and initializing clock object
            Clock clock = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // getting HijrahDate for the
            // given clock object
            // by using dateNow() method
            HijrahDate date = crono.dateNow(clock);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println("HijrahDate is: " + date);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can "
                               + "not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

HijrahDate is: Hijrah-umalqura AH 1441-05-27

Example 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// dateNow() 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();
  
            // creating and initializing clock object
            Clock clock = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // setting clock
            clock = Clock.tick(clock,
                               Duration.ofDays(100));
  
            // getting HijrahDate for the
            // given clock object
            // by using dateNow() method
            HijrahDate date = crono.dateNow(clock);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println("HijrahDate is: " + date);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can "
                               + "not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

HijrahDate is: Hijrah-umalqura AH 1441-03-03

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/chrono/HijrahChronology.html#dateNow-java.time.Clock-

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