This code below can be used to show today's date on the screen of the phone.




 /*
J2ME: The Complete Reference

James Keogh

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN 0072227109

*/

//jad file (please verify the jar size)
/*
MIDlet-Name: DateToday
MIDlet-Version: 1.0
MIDlet-Vendor: MyCompany
MIDlet-Jar-URL: DateToday.jar
MIDlet-1: DateToday, , DateToday
MicroEdition-Configuration: CLDC-1.0
MicroEdition-Profile: MIDP-1.0
MIDlet-JAR-SIZE: 100

*/
import java.util.*;
import javax.microedition.midlet.*;
import javax.microedition.lcdui.*;
 public class DateToday extends MIDlet implements CommandListener
{
  private Display display;
  private Form form; 
  private Date today; 
  private Command exit; 
  private DateField datefield; 
  public DateToday()
  {
    display = Display.getDisplay(this);
    form = new Form("Today's Date");
    today = new Date(System.currentTimeMillis());
    datefield = new DateField("", DateField.DATE_TIME);
    datefield.setDate(today);
    exit = new Command("Exit", Command.EXIT, 1);    
    form.append(datefield);
    form.addCommand(exit);    
    form.setCommandListener(this);
  }
  public void startApp ()
  {
    display.setCurrent(form);
  }
  public void pauseApp()
  { 
  }
  public void destroyApp(boolean unconditional)
  { 
  }
  public void commandAction(Command command, Displayable displayable)
  {
   if (command == exit)
   {
    destroyApp(false);
    notifyDestroyed();
   }
  }
}