Comparing Dates - 7.1

Talend Data Management Platform Studio User Guide

EnrichVersion
7.1
EnrichProdName
Talend Data Management Platform
EnrichPlatform
Talend Studio
task
Design and Development
It is easy to use the compareDate routine, along with a tJava component to compare two dates, for example to check if the current date is identical to, earlier than or later than a specific date, according to the format specified.
System.out.println(TalendDate.compareDate(new Date(), TalendDate.parseDate("yyyy-MM-dd", "2025/11/24")));

In this example the current date is initialized by the Java function new Date() and the value -1 is displayed in the Run view to indicate that the current date is earlier than the second date.