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JapaneseChronology dateNow(ZoneId) method in Java with Example

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

Syntax:

public JapaneseDate dateNow(ZoneId zone)

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

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:




// 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 ZoneId object
            ZoneId id = ZoneId.systemDefault();
  
            // getting JapaneseDate for the
            // given zoneid object
            // by using dateNow() method
            JapaneseDate date = crono.dateNow(id);
  
            // 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);
        }
    }
}

Output:

JapaneseDate is: Japanese Heisei 32-04-13

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

Output:

JapaneseDate is: Japanese Heisei 32-04-13

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


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