ThreeTen: The Ultimate Future of Java Date/Time…In Progress

David Kieras Java, Technology Snapshot 2 Comments

My last article was entitled Joda-Time: The Future of Java Date/Time and I was pleased to see a lot of discussion on the topic. However, I may well have inappropriately named the article. I suppose I should have called it “Joda-Time: A Glimpse of the Future of Java Date/Time” or “Joda-Time: A Step on the Way to JSR-310.” Thus the …



Joda-Time: The Future of Java Date/Time

David Kieras Java, Technology Snapshot 12 Comments

So how often have you had to work with date/time functions in Java? I mean really WORK with them? I’m not talking about simply setting the current time by instantiating a java.util.Date object or getting a Calendar instance, maybe getting a java.sql.Timestamp from a ResultSet. No, I’m talking about manipulating dates, working in different time zones, and working with dates …