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People have been cursing java.util.Date for over a decade, but it stubbornly refuses to disappear. This presentation cuts the confusion about dates and times, and explains how to take full advantage of the JSR310 API that was introduced in Java 8.


I have had the pleasure in working in the types of environments described in Google’s article twice in my career, once in the early 2000’s when I led an Agile adoption and currently at Intelliware. In both instances, I have been working in the field of software development, and in both cases, Agile methodologies were used to deliver software.