IsoChronology dateNow(ZoneId) method in Java with Example

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

Syntax:

public LocalDate dateNow(ZoneId zone)

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

Return Value: This method returns the local date according to Iso 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 LocalDate Object
            LocalDate hidate = LocalDate.now();
  
            // getting IsoChronology used in LocalDate
            IsoChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // creating and initializing ZoneId object
            ZoneId id = ZoneId.systemDefault();
  
            // getting LocalDate for the
            // given zoneid object
            // by using dateNow() method
            LocalDate date = crono.dateNow(id);
  
            // 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);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

LocalDate is: 2020-03-08

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 LocalDate Object
            LocalDate hidate = LocalDate.now();
  
            // getting IsoChronology used in LocalDate
            IsoChronology crono = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // creating and initializing ZoneId object
            ZoneId id = ZoneId.of("Europe/Paris");
  
            // getting LocalDate for the
            // given zoneid object
            // by using dateNow() method
            LocalDate date = crono.dateNow(id);
  
            // 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);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

LocalDate is: 2020-03-08

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

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