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1. How can I recognize the Zulu time zone in Java DateUtils.parseDate?

I have dates in the format 2008-12-23T00:00:00Z. This look a lot like a ISO 8601 format with a Zulu (UTC) timezone. I though the following code would parse it ...

2. How can I parse a date including timezone with Joda Time

This snippet of code always parses the date into the current timezone, and not into the timezone in the string being parsed.

final DateTimeFormatter df = DateTimeFormat.forPattern("EEE ...

3. RFC822 Timezone Parsing in Java

I have a JS date that is being converted by Dojo into RFC822 format. The function call -, generates the following date - 2007-02-26T20:15:00+02:00. I have an application that uses a ...

4. How do I get Java to parse and format a date/time with the same time zone? I keep getting the local timezone

My application keeps all Java Date's in UTC. Parsing them is easy, but when I print them out, the display shows the computer's local time zone, and I want to show ...

5. Fail to parse date with time zone with Joda Time

I am trying to use Joda Time both for formatting DateTime objects to String and than parse these strings back to DateTime. But I am failing to so when the pattern ...

6. Joda time timezone parsing with region/city

import org.joda.time.DateTimeZone;
import org.joda.time.format.DateTimeFormat;
import org.joda.time.format.DateTimeFormatter;

public class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {

7. Parse a date with the timezone "Etc/GMT"

My first attempt was:

DateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss z");
Date date = formatter.parse(string);
It throws ParseException, so I found this hack:
DateFormat formatter = new SimpleDateFormat("yyyy-MM-dd HH:mm:ss z");
TimeZone timeZone = TimeZone.getTimeZone("Etc/GMT");
Date date = ...

8. CalendarFormat: parsing a date without throwing away the timezone

Hi all, I have a String that contains a date, including a timezone: "2008-01-26 21:05:38 +0200". What I need to do is parse the date String, and end up with a Calendar. The DateFormat object comes close, but the fatal flaw is that it doesn't return a Calendar, but rather a Date (a fixed point in time), and while the timezone ...

9. Problem in Date time Zone parsing

// TODO Auto-generated method stub import java.util.Date; import java.util.TimeZone; import java.text.ParseException; import java.text.SimpleDateFormat; import java.util.SimpleTimeZone; public class checkDates { public static String getTimeZoneId(String getTimeZone) { // Modifies the default time zone, disables the Daylight Saving Time. TimeZone dtz = (TimeZone) TimeZone.getDefault(); int l_rawOffset = dtz.getRawOffset(); String l_id =TimeZone.getTimeZone(getTimeZone).getID(); SimpleTimeZone l_simpleTimeZone = new SimpleTimeZone(l_rawOffset, l_id, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, ...

10. Finding TimeZone after parsing parsing Date

11. Problem with TimeZone when parsing a date

12. Parsing of timezones in POSIX format