Add the Number of Days in the Date in JSTL

JSTL (JSP Standard Tag Library) is a good way to code in JSP pages. JSTL reduce the use of scriptlet and increase efficiency.
 
<fmt:setLocale value=”en_US” />
<fmt:parseDate type=”both” value =”2018-03-31 00:00:00.000″ var=”var” pattern=”yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss” />
<c:set var=”now” value=”${var}” />
<c:set target=”${now}” property=”time” value=”${now.time + 86400000 * 4}” />
<fmt:formatDate value=”${now}” pattern=”yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss” />
 
Line number 1: Declaration of Locale
 
Line number 2 : 
 
Type can be time or date or both: For now, we are taking Both
 
Value is the given input: For now, we are taking 2018-03-31 00:00:00.000
 
var is just a variable name for future use
 
Pattern: Which pattern you want to give in value, For now, we are taking “yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss”
 
 
Line number 3: We just set var variable to a new variable “now”
 
Line number 4: Now we adding a number of days in the given time. 8640000 is the milliseconds in a day.
 
Line number 5: Now we give pattern in which we want to show the modified date.
 
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