How to convert String to date time in Scala?

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I am new to Scala and I’ve learned it for the last few days. I have a doubt about Scala’s date converting from string.

How to convert String to Date and time using Scala ?

Does it work the same way as Java?

When I do it that way, I get a compiler error and I can’t convert that into Scala because I am new to Scala. And I know that it’s not good to convert Java to Scala…

Please share your answer.

Practice As Follows

If you are using Java’s util.Date then like in java:

val format = new java.text.SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd")
format.parse("2013-07-06")

docs for formating – SimpleDateFormat

or if you are using joda’s DateTime, then call parse method:

DateTime.parse("07-06-2013")

docs – DateTime

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