Java Date-Time API

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes the Date-Time API. Topics include introduction of the java.time package; classes representing moments of time in Epoch seconds or in ISO 8601 calendar date and time fields; classes representing duration of time in seconds and calendar periods in years, months and days.

What Is Date-Time API?

java.time.Instant - Representing a Moment of Time

java.time.Instant Usage Examples

java.time.Instant - Get(INSTANT_SECONDS) Error

Converting java.util.Date to java.time.Instant

java.time.ZonedDateTime - Calendar and Timezone

java.time.ZonedDateTime Usage Examples

Converting java.util.GregorianCalendar to java.time.ZonedDateTime

java.time.OffsetDateTime - Calendar and UTC Offset

java.time.OffsetDateTime Usage Examples

java.time.LocalDateTime - Local Date and time without Timezone

Partial Date and Time Objects and Classes

java.time.format.DateTimeFormatter - Date-Time Strings

java.time.Duration - Time Durations

java.time.Duration Usage Examples

java.time.Period - Periods in Days and Months

java.time.Period Usage Examples

Conclusion:

Table of Contents

 About This JDK Tutorial Book

 Downloading and Installing JDK 1.8.0 on Windows

 Downloading and Installing JDK 1.7.0 on Windows

 Downloading and Installing JDK 1.6.2 on Windows

Java Date-Time API

 Date, Time and Calendar Classes

 Date and Time Object and String Conversion

 Number Object and Numeric String Conversion

 Locales, Localization Methods and Resource Bundles

 Calling and Importing Classes Defined in Unnamed Packages

 HashSet, Vector, HashMap and Collection Classes

 Character Set Encoding Classes and Methods

 Character Set Encoding Maps

 Encoding Conversion Programs for Encoded Text Files

 Socket Network Communication

 Datagram Network Communication

 DOM (Document Object Model) - API for XML Files

 SAX (Simple API for XML)

 DTD (Document Type Definition) - XML Validation

 XSD (XML Schema Definition) - XML Validation

 XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language)

 Message Digest Algorithm Implementations in JDK

 Private key and Public Key Pair Generation

 PKCS#8/X.509 Private/Public Encoding Standards

 Digital Signature Algorithm and Sample Program

 "keytool" Commands and "keystore" Files

 KeyStore and Certificate Classes

 Secret Key Generation and Management

 Cipher - Secret Key Encryption and Decryption

 The SSL (Secure Socket Layer) Protocol

 SSL Socket Communication Testing Programs

 SSL Client Authentication

 HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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