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string to date conversion

i have string with date like String dateToParse = "01/04/2004"; and i need to convert it into 01 Jan 2004
i have used the folllowing code but giving me wrong output= 01/Jan/1970

can any body correct my code..?

String dateToParse = "01/04/2004";
Date formatter = new Date(HttpDateParser.parse(dateToParse));
SimpleDateFormat dateFormat = new SimpleDateFormat("dd MMM yyyy");
int offset = TimeZone.getDefault().getRawOffset();
formatter.setTime(formatter.getTime() + offset);
String strCustomDateTime = dateFormat.format(formatter);
System.out.println("date output="+strCustomDateTime);
add(new LabelField(""+strCustomDateTime));


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Re: string to date conversion

as stated in your other thread about it, httpdateparser is very peculiar about its input.
use substring and a Calendar object instead, you can most likely copy the code from somewhere as it is a quite common task.
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