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

This section describes the java.time.LocalDateTime class that represents a local time in an unspecified timezone expressed in 2 components, ISO 8601 date and time of day.

java.time.LocalDateTime is a class of the Date-Time API introduced in JDK 1.8 that represent a local date and time without knowing the timezone or UTC offset. A java.time.LocalDateTime object does not represent any specific moment of the absolute time. For example, a java.time.LocalDateTime object with a value of "2014-11-28T05:00:00.000" represents the Walmart store opening local time for the Black Friday sale in 2014. "2014-11-28T05:00:00.000" means different times if you travel to difference places outside the local timezone.

The date and time value stored in a java.time.LocalDateTime object has 2 components:

Since a LocalDateTime object does not represent a time with full date and time components, it can also be called as a partial date time object.

The java.time.LocalDateTime class is designed mainly for manipulating local times without any specific timezone to support local daily activities, like celebrating New Year Eve at Dec 31, 23:59:59.000 local time. Its operations respects ISO 8601 calendar only.

Main methods offered on the java.time.Instant class are:

Last update: 2014.

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Java Date-Time API

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 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

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

 Partial Date and Time Objects and Classes

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