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Calendar get() method in Java with Examples

  • Difficulty Level : Expert
  • Last Updated : 14 Feb, 2019

The get(int field_value) method of Calendar class is used to return the value of the given calendar field in the parameter.

Syntax:

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public int get(int field)

Parameters: The method takes one parameter field_value of integer type and refers to the calendar whose value is needed to be returned.

Return Value: The method returns the value of the passed field.



Below programs illustrate the working of get() Method of Calendar class:
Example 1:




// Java Code to illustrate
// get() Method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class CalendarClassDemo
    extends GregorianCalendar {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        // Creating a calendar
        Calendar calndr = Calendar.getInstance();
  
        // Getting the value of all
        // the calendar date fields
        System.out.println("The given calendar's"
                           + " year is: " + calndr.get(Calendar.YEAR));
        System.out.println("The given calendar's"
                           + " month is: " + calndr.get(Calendar.MONTH));
        System.out.println("The given calendar's"
                           + " day is: " + calndr.get(Calendar.DATE));
    }
}


Output:

The given calendar's year is: 2019
The given calendar's month is: 1
The given calendar's day is: 13

Example 2:




// Java Code to illustrate
// get() Method
  
import java.util.*;
  
public class CalendarClassDemo
    extends GregorianCalendar {
    public static void main(String args[])
    {
        // Creating a calendar object
        Calendar calndr = new GregorianCalendar(2018, 9, 2);
  
        // Getting the value of all
        // the calendar date fields
        System.out.println("The given calendar's"
                           + " year is: " + calndr.get(Calendar.YEAR));
        System.out.println("The given calendar's"
                           + " month is: " + calndr.get(Calendar.MONTH));
        System.out.println("The given calendar's"
                           + " day is: " + calndr.get(Calendar.DATE));
    }
}


Output:

The given calendar's year is: 2019
The given calendar's month is: 9
The given calendar's day is: 2

Reference: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/api/java/util/Calendar.html#get(int)




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