Comparison of the Instant and Date Classes

Java 8 has a new java.time¬†package, and one of its new classes is Instant. The best counterpart to this in past platforms is the java.util.Date¬†class. There are a couple notable differences between Date and Instant: Date has very few useful methods, and Instant provides many. Instant provides finer time granularity and a longer timeline. Most […]

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