The ISO-8601 standard does not define eras. A definition has therefore been created with two eras - 'Current era' (CE) for years on or after 0001-01-01 (ISO), and 'Before current era' (BCE) for years before that.
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ordinal() to obtain the numeric representation of
|Enum Constant and Description|
The singleton instance for the era before the current one, 'Before Current Era', which has the numeric value 0.
The singleton instance for the current era, 'Current Era', which has the numeric value 1.
|Modifier and Type||Method and Description|
Gets the numeric era
Obtains an instance of
Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name.
Returns an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared.
clone, compareTo, equals, finalize, getDeclaringClass, hashCode, name, ordinal, toString, valueOf
public static final IsoEra BCE
public static final IsoEra CE
public static IsoEra values()
for (IsoEra c : IsoEra.values()) System.out.println(c);
public static IsoEra of(int isoEra)
IsoEra is an enum representing the ISO eras of BCE/CE.
This factory allows the enum to be obtained from the
isoEra- the BCE/CE value to represent, from 0 (BCE) to 1 (CE)
DateTimeException- if the value is invalid
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