Period plus() method in Java with Examples
The plus() method of Period class in Java is used to add the given amount of period to the specified period. This functions operates separately on YEAR, MONTH and DAY.
Note: Normalization is not performed. 12 months and 1 year are different.
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public Period plus(TemporalAmount amountToAdd)
Parameters: This function accepts a single parameter amountToAdd, which is amount to add to period. It must not be null.
Returns Value This function returns a Period based on the given period with the requested period added, and this must not be null.
- DateTimeException: This exception is returned if the specified amount has a non-ISO chronology or contains an invalid unit.
- ArithmeticException: This exception is caught if numeric overflow occurs.
Below programs illustrate the above method:
Program 2: Period can be negative.