Milen Kovachev Milen Kovachev - 1 year ago 924
Java Question

How to convert ZonedDateTime to Date?

I am trying to set a server agnostic date time in my database and I believe the best practice to do so is to set a UTC DateTime. My db server is Cassandra and the db driver for Java understands only the Date type.

So assuming that in my code I am using the new Java 8 ZonedDateTime to get the UTC now (
), how can I convert this ZonedDateTime instance to the "legacy" Date class?

Answer Source

You can convert ZoneDateTime to an instant, which you can use directly with Date.

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