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How to calculate time zone.

vicky Aggarwal
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Joined: May 15, 2009
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First of all I am sorry if this is not right place for this query.

I saw in some programs that time zone is set as some integer numbers like 37800, 34xxx.

Here how we calculate these time zones and what is significance of them.

Thanks in advance.
Mahendra Suda

Joined: Apr 22, 2011
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You can find in which time zone your are. how to calculate time zone, you can refer
Jesper de Jong
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Do you have some example code where a time zone that looks like "37800" is used?

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vicky Aggarwal
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I cracked it...
i didn't get the source code which was using it.
It was no of seconds which differ from GMT.
If timezone is GMT +1 it's value will be 3600.
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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