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Time Zones on Client/Server Side

Posted on 2002-03-24
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i created a simple form with 2 columns for
date and time. the date and time is used for scheduling a job in the server. each column is composed of 2 combo boxes for month, day, year and the other one is hour, min and seconds. what i want to happen is, the page will dynamically pre select the current date and time based on the server, but already converted to the clients' timezone. using javascript and jsp. do u guys have some existing code for this task? thx :)
of course the data submitted to the server is already converted to the servers' timezone too.
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There is classes in Java that let you do timezone conversions. Below is a snippet of code.

Date created = new Date();
TimeZone tz = SimpleTimeZone.getTimeZone("Australia/Sydney");
Calendar calendar = new GregorianCalendar(tz);
DateFormat df = DateFormat.getDateTimeInstance(DateFormat.MEDIUM, DateFormat.SHORT);
df.setCalendar(calendar);
String formattedCreated = df.format(created);

This will format the created date object into a String which is in Australia/Sydney time format. You could also do the reverse I imagine using df.parse(). Have a look at the javadoc around these classes.
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