OffsetDateTime plusSeconds() method in Java with examples

The plusSeconds() method of OffsetDateTime class in Java returns a copy of this OffsetDateTime with the specified number of seconds added to the parsed date and time.

Syntax:

public OffsetDateTime plusSeconds(long seconds)

Parameter: This method accepts a single parameter seconds which specifies the seconds to be added to the parsed date. It can be negative also, in that case, it subtracts the number of seconds to it.



Return Value: It returns an OffsetDateTime based on this date-time with the seconds added and not null.

Exceptions: The program throws a DateTimeException when it exceeds the supported data and time range.

Below programs illustrate the plusSeconds() method:

Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate the plusSeconds() 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");
  
        // Prints dates
        System.out.println("Date1: " + date1);
  
        // Subtracts the number of seconds
        System.out.println("Date1 after adding seconds: "
                           + date1.plusSeconds(-120));
    }
}

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Output:

Date1: 2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00
Date1 after adding seconds: 2018-12-12T13:28:30+05:00

Program 2:

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// Java program to demonstrate the plusSeconds() 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");
  
        // Prints dates
        System.out.println("Date1: " + date1);
  
        // Subtracts the number of seconds
        System.out.println("Date1 after adding seconds: "
                           + date1.plusSeconds(140));
    }
}

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Output:

Date1: 2018-12-12T13:30:30+05:00
Date1 after adding seconds: 2018-12-12T13:32:50+05:00

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/OffsetDateTime.html#plusSeconds(long)



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