How to display month name in different formats in Java?



Problem Description :


Write a program in Java that display month name in different formats.

Concept :


We have to pass following patterns in SimpleDateFormat class that is present in java.text.* package.

  • M or MM -> Display month in digits.
  • MMM -> Display half month name.
  • MMMM -> Display full month name.


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Java Program :


package com.javamultiplex.datetime;

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

/**
 * 
 * @author Rohit Agarwal
 * @category Date and Time
 * @problem How to display month name in different formats?
 * 
 */
public class DisplayMonth {

 public static void main(String[] args) {

  Date date = new Date();
  DateFormat monthFormat = null;
  String month = null;
  /*
   * M -> Month in digits(1-12) 
   * MM -> Month in digits(1-12) 
   * MMM -> Month name in 3 chars 
   * MMMM -> Full month name
   */
  monthFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("M");
  // Convert Date to String.
  month = monthFormat.format(date);
  System.out.println("Current month in digits : " + month);
  monthFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("MMM");
  // Convert Date to String.
  month = monthFormat.format(date);
  System.out.println("Month name in 3 chars : " + month);
  monthFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("MMMM");
  // Convert Date to String.
  month = monthFormat.format(date);
  System.out.println("Full month name : " + month);

 }

}


Output :


Output of Java program that displays month name in different formats.
Output - How to display month name in different formats in Java?

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Tags : Date and Time problems, Display month in Java, Solution in Java, DateFormat, SimpleDateFormat, String.

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