YearMonth parse(CharSequence,DateTimeFormatter) method in Java with Examples

The YearMonth.parse(CharSequence, DateTimeFormatter) method of YearMonth class used to get an instance of YearMonth from a string such as ‘2018’ passed as a parameter using a specificDateTimeFormatter.The YearMonth is parsed using a specific DateTimeFormatter. The string must have a valid value that can be converted to a YearMonth.

Syntax:

public static YearMonth parse(CharSequence text,
                         DateTimeFormatter formatter)

Parameters:
This method accepts two parameters text which represents the text to parse and formatter which represents the formatter to use.



Return value:
This method returns the parsed YearMonth.

Exception: This method throws following Exceptions:

  • DateTimeException – This exception is thrown if the text cannot be parsed.

Below programs illustrate the parse(CharSequence, DateTimeFormatter) method:
Program 1:

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// Java program to demonstrate
// YearMonth.parse(CharSequence, DateTimeFormatter) method
  
import java.time.*;
import java.time.format.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create a formater
        DateTimeFormatter formatter = DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("yy-MM");
  
        // create a YearMonth object
        // using parse(CharSequence, DateTimeFormatter)
        YearMonth yearMonth = YearMonth.parse("18-02", formatter);
  
        // print instance
        System.out.println("YearMonth Parsed:"
                           + yearMonth);
    }
}

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Output:

YearMonth Parsed:2018-02

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// Java program to demonstrate
// YearMonth.parse(CharSequence, DateTimeFormatter) method
  
import java.time.*;
import java.time.format.*;
  
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
        // create a formater
        DateTimeFormatter formatter = DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("yyyy-MM");
  
        // create a YearMonth object
        // using parse(CharSequence, DateTimeFormatter)
        YearMonth yearMonth = YearMonth.parse("2100-09", formatter);
  
        // print instance
        System.out.println("YearMonth Parsed:"
                           + yearMonth);
    }
}

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Output:

YearMonth Parsed:2100-09

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



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