[jdom-interest] Fw: How to date type conversion between xml and Java

Jack Bush netbeansfan at yahoo.com.au
Sun Aug 15 20:41:33 PDT 2010

Hi All,

I need some advice on how to store the following date value from a xhtml 
document using JPA:
      <time>13/08/2010 00:10:19 am</time> 
There is no problem retrieving this value using XPath query. However, the value 
returned is of type string yet JPA (futureStock.setCollectionTime()) expects 
type java.util.Date such as the following code snippet:
    org.jdom.Element collection_time = 
I would like to be in a position to retrieve both date and time separately and 
date comparison at a 

later stage.
Any idea on how to overcome this issue? 
Thanks a lot,


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