JavaOne 2013: JDK 8 Date and Time APIs
By Sharon Zakhour on Sep 23, 2013
At JavaOne 2013, Roger Riggs (Member of Technical Staff at Oracle) and Stephen Colebourne (Member of Technical Staff at OpenGamma) gave a presentation entitled Introducing the Java Time API in JDK 8 [CON6064]. They talked about the primary classes in the API, and how they differ from the java.util date classes. Topics covered included how to write code that deals with calendars, time zones, as well as how to format and parse date and time values.
The new Date-Time trail in the Java Tutorial covers these topics and more, including: