How to change the format of Date in Java?

Here is file:

import java.util.*;
import java.text.*;

class DateFormatter {
   public static void main(String args[]) {

       Date dNow = new Date( );
       SimpleDateFormat ft = new SimpleDateFormat ("yyyy-MM-dd");

       System.out.println("Current Date: " + ft.format(dNow));

SimpleDateFormat is the predefined function in java. In this program, firstly current date is put in date variable dNow using Date() function. Specify date format in variable ft using SimpleDateFormat() function.

y is for year, M is for month, d is for day. Remember m is not for month. Its for minutes.

In the end, apply the format on the current date.

To compile the program:

$ javac

To run the program:

$ java DateFormatter

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