LocalDate minusDays() method in Java with Examples
The minusDays() method of LocalDate class in Java is used to subtract the number of specified day from this LocalDate and return a copy of LocalDate.For example, 2019-01-01 minus one day would result in 2018-12-31. This instance is immutable and unaffected by this method call.
public LocalDate minusDays(long daysToSubtract)
Parameters: This method accepts a single parameter daysToSubtract which represents the days to subtract, may be negative.
Return value: This method returns a LocalDate based on this date with the days subtracted, not null.
Exception: This method throws DateTimeException if the result exceeds the supported date range.
Below programs illustrate the minusDays() method:
LocalDate before subtracting days: 2018-11-13 LocalDate after subtracting days: 2018-10-27
LocalDate before subtracting days: 2018-12-24 LocalDate after subtracting days: 2019-01-08