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LocalDate getDayOfWeek() method in Java

  • Last Updated : 28 Nov, 2018

The getDayOfWeek() method of LocalDate class in Java gets the day-of-week field, which is an enum DayOfWeek.

Syntax:

public DayOfWeek getDayOfWeek()

Parameter: This method does not accepts any parameter.

Return Value: The function returns the day of the week and not null.

Below programs illustrate the getDayOfWeek() method of LocalDate in Java:

Program 1:




// Program to illustrate the getDayOfWeek() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Parses the date
        LocalDate dt = LocalDate.parse("2018-11-27");
  
        // Prints the day
        System.out.println(dt.getDayOfWeek());
    }
}
Output:
TUESDAY

Program 2:




// Program to illustrate the getDayOfWeek() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // Parses the date
        LocalDate dt = LocalDate.parse("2018-01-09");
  
        // Prints the day
        System.out.println(dt.getDayOfWeek());
    }
}
Output:
TUESDAY

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/LocalDate.html#getDayOfWeek()


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