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How to get current time in milliseconds using Java?



Java's java.lang.System Class has method currentTimeMillis() method which gives you the How to get current time in milliseconds.

public class GetCurrentMilliseconds {
	public static void main(String[] args) {
		long currentTimeInMillies = System.currentTimeMillis();

		System.out.println("Current time in millies:" + currentTimeInMillies);
	}
}

Interesting Fact:

The milliseconds what you see are the difference measured in milliseconds between the current time and midnight, January 1, 1970 UTC.