Date Conversions in Java

import java.text.DateFormat;
import java.text.SimpleDateFormat;
import java.util.Date;

public static String date_conversion_in_java(Date date)
// date format conversion from date to String of format(dd-MM-yyyy) like 05-01-2013
String reqdate=””;
DateFormat format=null;
format=new SimpleDateFormat(“dd-MM-yyyy”);
} catch (Exception e)
System.out.println(“error “+e);
return reqdate;



  1. formatted date in mm/dd/yy : 12/27/07
  2. formatted date in dd/MM/yyyy : 27/12/2007
  3. formatted date in mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm:ss : 12-27-2007 06:44:26

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