How to get selected date from React Native Date Picker

In this React Native source code example, the source code below illustrate how to get selected date from React Native Date Picker.

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import React, { Component } from 'react';
import { View, StyleSheet,DatePickerAndroid,Text} from 'react-native'

export default class App extends Component {

  async selectDate(){
    try {
      const {action, year, month, day} = await{ date: new Date() });
      if (action !== DatePickerAndroid.dismissedAction) {
          } catch ({code, message}) {
            console.warn('Cannot open date picker', message);
   render() {
      return (
         <View style={styles.container}>
             style={{padding: 10,backgroundColor: 'rgb(94, 200, 100)'}}
             onPress={()=>this.selectDate()}>select date</Text>

const styles = StyleSheet.create({
  container: {
    flex: 1,
    alignItems: 'center',
    justifyContent: 'center',
    backgroundColor: '#ddd'

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