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Constructing a Date from a long

Barry Brashear
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Can someone show me an example of constructing a Date class from a long?
What would the long value look like for say a time of 1:45 PM?

Joanne Neal

Joined: Aug 05, 2005
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The value of the long is
the specified number of milliseconds since the standard base time known as "the epoch", namely January 1, 1970, 00:00:00 GMT.

[ September 29, 2006: Message edited by: Joanne Neal ]

I agree. Here's the link:
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