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I am having trouble to add dates into the list. I tried the following.

//Create a list of medicine expiry dates
public class MedExpiry {
    List<Date> ExpDate = new List<Date>();
    ExpDate.add('2016-4-28');
}
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You need to construct a Date instance.

Date someDate = Date.newInstance(2016, 4, 28);
List<Date> dates = new List<Date>();
dates.add(someDate);

Alternatively, you can construct a list with delineated elements if you use curly braces ({}) instead of parentheses (()).

List<Date> dates = new List<Date> { someDate };
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Thank you, it worked. – SF99 Mar 1 at 3:57

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