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Calendar objects can be created by using getInstance() or by using the constructor GregorianCalendar. It's important to notice that months in Calendar are zero based, which means that JANUARY is represented by an int value 0. In order to provide a better code, always use Calendar constants, such as...
add() and roll() can be used to increase/decrease Calendar fields. Calendar calendar = new GregorianCalendar(2016, Calendar.MARCH, 31); // 31 March 2016 The add() method affects all fields, and behaves effectively if one were to add or subtract actual dates from the calendar calendar.add(Calend...
With Calendar class it is easy to find AM or PM. Calendar cal = Calendar.getInstance(); cal.setTime(new Date()); if (cal.get(Calendar.AM_PM) == Calendar.PM) System.out.println("It is PM");
To get a difference between two Calendars, use getTimeInMillis() method: Calendar c1 = Calendar.getInstance(); Calendar c2 = Calendar.getInstance(); c2.set(Calendar.DATE, c2.get(Calendar.DATE) + 1); System.out.println(c2.getTimeInMillis() - c1.getTimeInMillis()); //outputs 86400000 (24 * 60 * ...

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