What was that date again?
For many of us, dates and times are absolutely essential in our daily lives. We make appointments, set deadlines, celebrate birthdays and anniversaries, and generally mark time using clocks and calendars. What makes dates and times interesting from a programmer’s perspective is that while there is a standard time (the Coordinated Universal Time or UTC), there are multiple local time zones in use all over the world. A single instance in UTC has many local equivalents, and offsets between time zones and universal time are wild and wonderful. [Read More]