How to convert Date to LocalDate in Java?



Problem Description :


Write a program in Java that converts current Date to LocalDate.

Concept :


Date class is present in java.util.* package and LocalDate class is present in java.time.* package that is part of Java 8 API. Date class returns current time and time zone along with current date but LocalDate class returns only current date.

Note : Java 8 is required to run below code because LocalDate class is in Java 8 API.

Java Program :


package com.javamultiplex.datetime;

import java.time.Instant;
import java.time.LocalDate;
import java.time.ZoneId;
import java.util.Date;

/**
 * 
 * @author Rohit Agarwal
 * @category Date and Time
 * @problem How to convert Date to LocalDate?
 * 
 */
public class ConvertDateToLocalDate {

 public static void main(String[] args) {

  Date date = new Date();
  System.out.println("Date : " + date);
  // Get system default time zone id.
  ZoneId defaultZoneId = ZoneId.systemDefault();
  // Convert Date to Instant.
  Instant instant = date.toInstant();
  // Instant + default time zone + LocalDate
  LocalDate localDate = instant.atZone(defaultZoneId).toLocalDate();
  System.out.println("LocalDate : " + localDate);
 }

}


Output :


Output of Java program that converts Date to LocalDate.
Output - How to convert Date to LocalDate in Java?

Similar Problem :


How to convert given Date to LocalDate in Java?

Solution - This is very simple first of all Convert given String to Date and rest is same as above.

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Tags : Date and Time problems, Conversion problems, Date to LocalDate in Java, Solution in Java, ZoneId, Instant.

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