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Format date for a Locale

A very common use case related to localization is that, formatting the date specific to a user-selected locale.
Following code snippet will help you to identify the default pattern corresponding to a locale.
String pattern =

Your jsf page snippet may look like:
  <af:inputDate label="Date:" id="id1" value="#{}"
          <af:convertDateTime type="both"
You can download the sample workspace from here.


Anonymous said…
Thanks this was helpful.
Anonymous said…
Hi Jobinesh,

Thanks for the Article.
Can we specify the pattern at global level.
I have figured it out that we can specify the timezone in trinidad-config to have effect on globally.

Any hints appreciated.


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