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YearMonth parse(CharSequence) method in Java with Examples

  • Last Updated : 27 Feb, 2019

The parse(CharSequence) method of YearMonth class used to get an instance of YearMonth from a string such as ‘2018-12’ passed as parameter.The string must have a valid value that can be converted to a YearMonth object. The format of String must be uuuu-MM. YearMonths outside the range 0000 to 9999 must be prefixed by the plus or minus symbol.

Syntax:

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public static YearMonth parse(CharSequence text)

Parameters:
This method accepts only one parameter text which represents the text to parse and format of this String must be like uuuu-MM.

Return value:
This method returns the parsed YearMonth.



Exception: This method throws following Exceptions:

  • DateTimeException – if the text cannot be parsed.

Below programs illustrate the parse(CharSequence text) method:

Program 1:




// Java program to demonstrate
// YearMonth.parse(CharSequence text) method
  
import java.time.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create a YearMonth object
        // using parse(CharSequence text)
        YearMonth yearMonth = YearMonth.parse("2019-12");
  
        // print instance
        System.out.println("YearMonth Parsed:"
                           + yearMonth);
    }
}
Output:
YearMonth Parsed:2019-12

Program 2:




// Java program to demonstrate
// YearMonth.parse(CharSequence text) method
  
import java.time.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create a YearMonth object
        // using parse(CharSequence text)
        YearMonth yearMonth = YearMonth.parse("2022-05");
  
        // print instance
        System.out.println("YearMonth Parsed:"
                           + yearMonth);
    }
}
Output:
YearMonth Parsed:2022-05

References:
https://docs.oracle.com/javase/10/docs/api/java/time/YearMonth.html#parse(java.lang.CharSequence)




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