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IsoChronology dateNow(Clock) method in Java with Example
  • Last Updated : 27 Mar, 2020

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

Syntax:

public LocalDate dateNow(Clock clock)

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

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

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



Example 1:




// 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 LocalDate Object
            LocalDate hidate = LocalDate.now();
  
            // getting IsoChronology used in localDate
            IsoChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // creating and initializing clock object
            Clock clock = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // getting LocalDate for the
            // given clock object
            // by using dateNow() method
            LocalDate date = crono.dateNow(clock);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println("LocalDate is: " + date);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can "
                               + "not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}


Output:

LocalDate is: 2020-03-08

Example 2:




// 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 LocalDate Object
            LocalDate hidate = LocalDate.now();
  
            // getting IsoChronology used in localDate
            IsoChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // creating and initializing clock object
            Clock clock = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // setting clock
            clock = Clock.tick(clock,
                               Duration.ofDays(100));
  
            // getting LocalDate for the
            // given clock object
            // by using dateNow() method
            LocalDate date = crono.dateNow(clock);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println("LocalDate is: " + date);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can "
                               + "not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: " + e);
        }
    }
}


Output:

LocalDate is: 2020-02-08

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

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