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IsoChronology dateEpochDay() method in Java with Example

  • Last Updated : 29 Jun, 2021

The dateEpochDay() method of java.time.chrono.IsoChronology class is used get the local date according to ISO system from the Epoch Day.
Syntax: 
 

public IsoDate dateEpochDay(long epochDay)

Parameter: This method takes the epochDay of type long as a parameter.
Return Value: This method returns the IsoDate according to Hijrah calendar system from the another TemporalAccessor object.
Below are the examples to illustrate the dateEpochDay() method:
Example 1: 
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// dateEpochDay() 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 LocalDate Object
            LocalDate hidate = LocalDate.now();
 
            // getting IsoChronology used in LocalDate
            IsoChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
 
            // display the result
            System.out.println("current LocalDate is: "
                               + hidate);
 
            // getting LocalDate for the
            // given TemporalAccessor object
            // by using date() method
            hidate = crono.dateEpochDay(23456);
 
            // display the result
            System.out.println("\nLocalDate(according "
                               + "to ephochday) is: "
                               + hidate);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can"
                               + " not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}
Output
current LocalDate is: 2021-06-25

LocalDate(according to ephochday) is: 2034-03-22

Example 2: 
 

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// dateEpochDay() 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  LocalDate Object
            LocalDate hidate = LocalDate.of(00000, 01, 01);
 
            // getting IsoChronology used in LocalDate
            IsoChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
 
            // display the result
            System.out.println("current LocalDate is: "
                               + hidate);
 
            // getting LocalDate for the
            // given TemporalAccessor object
            // by using date() method
            hidate = crono.dateEpochDay(-999999999);
 
            // display the result
            System.out.println("\nLocalDate(according "
                               + "to ephochday) is: "
                               + hidate);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can"
                               + " not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}
Output
current LocalDate is: 0000-01-01

LocalDate(according to ephochday) is: -2735938-12-30

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/chrono/IsoChronology.html#dateEpochDay-long-
 

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