HijrahDate now(Clock) method in Java with Example

The now() method of java.time.chrono.HijrahDate class is used to get the current hijrah date according to the hijrah calendar system from the specified clock.

Syntax:

public static HijrahDate now(Clock clock)

Parameter: This method takes the object of the clock on the basis of which Hijrah date is going to be formed.



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

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

Example 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate now() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
import java.time.temporal.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
            // Creating and initializing clock
            Clock clock = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // Creating and initializing
            // HijrahDate Object
            HijrahDate hidate
                = HijrahDate.now(clock);
  
            // Display the result
            System.out.println("HijrahDate: "
                               + hidate);
        }
        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: Hijrah-umalqura AH 1441-06-25

Example 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// now() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.io.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.chrono.*;
import java.time.temporal.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] argv)
    {
        try {
  
            // Creating and initializing clock
            Clock clock
                = Clock.systemDefaultZone();
  
            // Creating and initializing
            // HijrahDate Object
            HijrahDate hidate
                = HijrahDate.now(clock);
  
            // Display the result
            System.out.println("HijrahDate: "
                               + hidate);
        }
        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: Hijrah-umalqura AH 1441-06-25

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

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