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Trouble understanding dates in Java

Philip Pomario
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I'm not new to Java, though every time I have to manipulate dates I have a hard time through the specification. Any help explaining how the classes Date, Calendar, Gregorian Calendar, SimpleDateFormat (are there others?) inter-connect would be much appreciated.
Chengwei Lee
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Really, what is it that you don't understand or have problems with? Some specific codes that you're having difficulties in, or a specific situation whereby you can't use the classes to do the work.
That will definitely help us help you


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Avi Abrami
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Filipe,
Assuming you haven't already seen it, perhaps the Gotchas Web page of Roedy Green's Java Glossary will help. Look for the discussion of the "java.util.Date" class.
Good Luck,
Avi.
 
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