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How to get the last date of a month?

You want to know what is the last date for a current month. The code below show you how to get it.

package com.javacoderanch.example.util;

import java.util.Calendar;

public class LastDateOfMonth {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
	//
	// Get a calendar instance
	//
	Calendar calendar = Calendar.getInstance();
	
	//
	// Get the last date of the current month. To get the last date for a
	// specific month you can set the calendar month using calendar object
	// calendar.set(Calendar.MONTH, theMonth) method.
	//	
	int lastDate = calendar.getActualMaximum(Calendar.DATE);
	
	//
	// Print the current date and the last date of the month
	//
	System.out.println("Date     : " + calendar.getTime());
	System.out.println("Last Date: " + lastDate);
    }
}