LocalDate get() method in Java with Examples

The get() method of LocalDate class in Java method gets the value of the specified field from this Date as an int.

Syntax:

public int get(TemporalField field)

Parameter: This method accepts a parameter field which is the field to get and not necessary null.



Return Value: It returns the value for the field.

Exceptions: The function throws three exceptions as described below:

  • DateTimeException: this exception is thrown if a value for the field cannot be obtained or the value is outside the range of valid values for the field.
  • UnsupportedTemporalTypeException: this exception is thrown if the field is not supported or the range of values exceeds an int
  • ArithmeticException: this exception is thrown if numeric overflow occurs

Below programs illustrate the get() method of LocalDate in Java:
Program 1:

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// Program to illustrate the get() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        LocalDate dt = LocalDate.parse("2017-02-16");
        System.out.println(dt.get(ChronoField.MONTH_OF_YEAR));
    }
}

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Program 2:

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// Program to illustrate the get() method
// Exception Program
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        try {
            LocalDate dt = LocalDate.parse("2017-02-30");
            System.out.println(dt.get(ChronoField.MONTH_OF_YEAR));
        }
        catch (Exception e) {
            System.out.println(e);
        }
    }
}

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Output:

java.time.format.DateTimeParseException: 
Text '2017-02-30' could not be parsed: Invalid date 'FEBRUARY 30'

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/temporal/TemporalField.htmlhttps://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/temporal/TemporalField.html



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