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Handling Dates

In a globally distributed system, there are some key patterns for handling dates so that they work reliably, performantly, and are unlikely to be misused by developers.  Oddly, a number of new classes were added to Java which should be … Continue reading

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Timers: Common Misunderstandings

At some point you will be asked to implement a timer — something that displays the amount of time that is elapsing.  It can be a count-up timer showing the total times that something has been happening.  Or it might … Continue reading

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