JapaneseChronology dateNow(Clock) method in Java with Example

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

Syntax:

public JapaneseDate dateNow(Clock clock)

Parameter: This method takes the object of clock as a parameter which is used get the current Japanese date according to Japanese calendar system from the specified clock object.

Return Value: This method returns the Japanese date according to Japanese 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
            // JapaneseDate Object
            JapaneseDate hidate
                = JapaneseDate.now();
  
            // getting JapaneseChronology
            // used in JapaneseDate
            JapaneseChronology crono
                = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // creating and initializing
            // clock object
            Clock clock = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // getting JapaneseDate for the
            // given clock object
            // by using dateNow() method
            JapaneseDate date
                = crono.dateNow(clock);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println(
                "JapaneseDate 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:

JapaneseDate is: Japanese Heisei 32-03-11

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
            // JapaneseDate Object
            JapaneseDate hidate
                = JapaneseDate.now();
  
            // getting JapaneseChronology
            // used in JapaneseDate
            JapaneseChronology crono
                = hidate.getChronology();
  
            // creating and initializing
            // clock object
            Clock clock
                = Clock.systemUTC();
  
            // setting clock
            clock = Clock.tick(
                clock,
                Duration.ofDays(100));
  
            // getting JapaneseDate for the
            // given clock object
            // by using dateNow() method
            JapaneseDate date
                = crono.dateNow(clock);
  
            // display the result
            System.out.println(
                "JapaneseDate 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:

JapaneseDate is: Japanese Heisei 32-02-08

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

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