This week's book giveaway is in the OCPJP forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA/OCP Java SE 7 Programmer I & II Study Guide and have Kathy Sierra & Bert Bates on-line! See this thread for details.
I am converting daylight savings time to Central Standard time. I tried using TimeZone and SimpleTimeZone but when I get the date in java.util.Date format it automatically reduces 1 hour if the date passed is switchOver date i.e. First Sunday of April at 0200 Hrs.