Tag Archives: timezone

Determining a visitor’s timezone

We’ve already decided that determining a timezone for a desktop application is easy. It’s too easy, and so let’s not even waste our time there. Instead, let’s think about something more difficult: how do you determine the timezone of a visitor to your website? If your site authenticates users, you have most of your problem… Read More »

Timezone selection for web apps

Web applications have an unusual problem regarding timezones and formatted, user-viewable dates for a few reasons: several timezones are usually involved, and the determination of which should be used isn’t particularly clear date formatting code for even a modest list of locales isn’t available in browsers by default Timezones Everywhere Desktop applications have it pretty… Read More »