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Is it possible to tell if the date is a holiday? I looked through the api for calendar (we're on 1.3.1 btw) and I didn't see anything that looked like it would return that.
 
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Java does not provide this functionality automatically. It will require some work on your part. Check out JavaWorld's Tips 'N Tricks Java Tip 44: Calculating holidays and their observances for some more info.
 
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I figured it'd be messy!
Thank you Jason!
 
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here's one I was working on some time ago (I'm not from the US so I'm not entirely sure I have the parameters of the holidays correct)
easter calculation is close, but is incorrect (this is when I stopped), you might be able to add a tweak or two, to get it right.
 
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