OffsetDateTime equals() method in Java with examples

The equals() method of OffsetDateTime class in Java checks if this date-time is equal to another date-time.

Syntax:

public boolean equals(Object obj)

Parameter: This method accepts a single parameter other which checks if this date-time is equal to another date-time.



Return Value: It returns true if this is equal to the other date-time, else it returns false.

Below programs illustrate the equals() method:

Program 1 :

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

// Java program to demonstrate the equals() method
  
import java.time.OffsetDateTime;
import java.time.ZonedDateTime;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Parses the date1
        OffsetDateTime date1 = OffsetDateTime.parse("2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00");
  
        // Parses the date2
        OffsetDateTime date2 = OffsetDateTime.parse("2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00");
  
        // Prints both dates
        System.out.println("Date1: " + date1);
        System.out.println("Date2: " + date2);
  
        // Compare both
        System.out.println("On coparing we get " + date1.equals(date2));
    }
}

chevron_right


Output:

Date1: 2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00
Date2: 2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00
On coparing we get true

Program 2 :

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

// Java program to demonstrate the equals() method
import java.time.OffsetDateTime;
import java.time.ZonedDateTime;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // Parses the date1
        OffsetDateTime date1 = OffsetDateTime.parse("2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00");
  
        // Parses the date2
        OffsetDateTime date2 = OffsetDateTime.parse("2015-12-12T13:30:30+05:00");
  
        // Prints both dates
        System.out.println("Date1: " + date1);
        System.out.println("Date2: " + date2);
  
        // Compare both
        System.out.println("On coparing we get " + date1.equals(date2));
    }
}

chevron_right


Output:

Date1: 2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00
Date2: 2015-12-12T13:30:30+05:00
On coparing we get false

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/8/docs/api/java/time/OffsetDateTime.html#equals-java.lang.Object-




My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.