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Date and Time calculations

Patil Niteen
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I have date and time in IST . How to get the corresponding Date and Time In EST using Java API.

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Mohamed Sanaulla
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Please check JavaDatesFaq

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Jesper de Jong
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Do you have the date in a java.util.Date object?

One thing you should know is that Date objects do not know anything about timezones by themselves. When you convert the Date to a String using a DateFormat object, you can set the TimeZone on the DateFormat object if you want to have it formatted in a certain timezone. For example:

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