LocalDateTime from() method in Java with Examples

The from() method of LocalDateTime class is used to obtain an instance of LocalDateTime from the temporal object passed as the parameter.

Syntax:

public static LocalDateTime
    from(TemporalAccessor temporal)

Parameter: This method accepts a parameter temporal which specifies the temporal object to be converted to the LocalDateTime instance. It should not be null.

Returns: The function returns the LocalDateTime which is the converted LocalDateTime from the temporal object.

Exceptions: The program throws DateTimeException which is thrown if it is unable to convert the given date to a LocalDateTime.



Below programs illustrate the LocalDateTime.from() method:

Program 1:

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// Program to illustrate the from() method
  
import java.util.*;
import java.time.*;
import java.time.temporal.ChronoField;
  
public class GfG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        LocalDateTime date
            = LocalDateTime
                  .from(ZonedDateTime.now());
  
        System.out.println(date);
    }
}

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Output:

2018-11-30T07:53:17.939

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/LocalDateTime.html#from(java.time.temporal.TemporalAccessor)

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