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JapaneseDate getEra() method in Java with Example

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  • Last Updated : 22 Dec, 2022
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The getEra() method of java.time.chrono.JapaneseDate class is used to retrieve the era related to this Japanese date.

Syntax:

public JapaneseEra getEra()

Parameter: This method does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the era of this Japanese date.

Below are the examples to illustrate the getEra() method:
Example 1:

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// getEra() 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 chronology of this date
            // by using getChronology() method
            JapaneseEra crono = hidate.getEra();
 
            // display the result
            System.out.println("JapaneseEra: "
                               + crono);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can"
                               + " not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: "
                               + e);
        }
    }
}

Output

JapaneseEra: Heisei

Example 2:

Java




// Java program to demonstrate
// getEra() 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.of(2008, 04, 24);
 
            // getting chronology of this date
            // by using getChronology() method
            JapaneseEra crono = hidate.getEra();
 
            // display the result
            System.out.println("JapaneseEra: "
                               + crono);
        }
        catch (DateTimeException e) {
            System.out.println("passed parameter can"
                               + " not form a date");
            System.out.println("Exception thrown: "
                               + e);
        }
    }
}

Output:

Some error occurred or ide is down,please try again
Output

JapaneseEra: Heisei

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/9/docs/api/java/time/chrono/JapaneseDate.html#getEra–


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