We use java.util.regex.Pattern.compile(String regex) method which compiles the given regular expression into a pattern. Here regex is the expression to be compiled.
More ways to validate a date :
- SimpleDateFormat class. We can use parse method of this class to validate the date.
- Writing our own method to check if a date is valid.
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