Check out example codes for "java how to get current date". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

import java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;  
import java.time.LocalDateTime;    
public class CurrentDateTimeExample1 {    
  public static void main(String[] args) {    
   DateTimeFormatter dtf = DateTimeFormatter.ofPattern("yyyy/MM/dd HH:mm:ss");  
   LocalDateTime now = LocalDateTime.now();  
   System.out.println(dtf.format(now));  
  }    
}

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