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Joda-Time 1.5.2 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and

Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.5.2 has just been released to fix a bug in 1.5:

  • DateTimeZone (regression)
    Fix issue at Daylight Savings Cutover in Autumn

The time zone data has also been updated to 2007k.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2008-01-27

Joda-Time 1.5.1 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.5.1 has just been released to fix a bug in 1.5:

  • Parsing (regression) [1839440]
    Support parsing all upper-case and all lower-case text

The time zone data has also been updated to 2007j.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2007-12-04

Joda-Time 1.5 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.5 has just been released. This release fixes a number of bugs and adds several new features:

  • LocalDate
  • add toDateTimeAtStartOfDay(), toDateTimeAtStartOfDay(DateTimeZone)
    Methods to replace toDateTimeAtMidnight() which avoid issues with time zones that do not have midnight at spring DST cutover... read more
Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2007-10-29

Joda-Time Hibernate support 1.0

Joda-Time provides a library of classes to replace the Java JDK Date and Time classes including formatting. It is based around the ISO8601 datetime standard, but also provides full support for other calendar systems, such as Gregorian and Buddhist.

The new release of hibernate support for Joda-Time is now available. This supports persisting LocalDate, LocalTime, LocalDateTime, Period and Duration.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2007-09-28

Joda-Time 1.4 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.4 has just been released. This release fixes a couple of minor bugs in v1.3 but also adds some significant new features:

  • Years/Months/Weeks/Days/Hours/Minutes/Seconds
    New group of single field period classes
    These allow applications to specify a specific field in method signatures and calculations
    Methods are provided to convert between most of these based on standard length periods... read more
Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2006-11-13

Joda-Time-I18N 0.1 released

A new contributed project I18N has released its first 0.1 version. This project allows you to ask questions such as what days form the weekend in Egypt, or when is the first day of the week in New Zealand?

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2006-08-23

Joda-Time 1.3 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.3 has just been released. This release fixes a number of minor bugs in v1.2 but also adds some significant new features:

  • LocalDate/LocalTime/LocalDateTime
    Replacements for YearMonthDay and TimeOfDay which have a much better internal implementation and better external semantics... read more
Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2006-08-02

Switched to Subversion

Joda-Time has now officially switched from using CVS to Subversion. Links on the website and from SourceForge.net all point to the Subversion repository now.

Posted by Brian S O'Neill 2006-03-11

Joda-Time 1.2.1 released

The patch release 1.2.1 of Joda-Time has been released.

This fixes a bug where the time zone was lost in the toDateTime()/toMutableDateTime() methods of DateTime/DateMidnight/MutableDateTime.

See the release notes for more detail.

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2006-02-12

Joda-Time Hibernate support 0.8

The initial release of the Joda-Time hibernate support has now been made.

This code is an initial version, and is still subject to further development. At present documentation is lacking, so if you are a Hibernate expert and want to contribute, we have an opening!

The Joda-Time team

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2005-12-29

Joda-Time 1.2 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.2 has just been released. This release fixes a nnumber of minor bugs in v1.1. There are also some new features:

  • Islamic calendar system

  • Ethiopic calendar systen... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2005-12-22

Joda-Time 1.1 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

Version 1.1 has just been released. This release fixes some minor bugs in v1.0 and adds various useful new methods on existings classes. Highlights include:

  • new Partial class, allowing any group of datetime fields to be defined... read more
Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2005-08-11

Joda-Time 1.0 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the JDK Date and Calendar classes, while still providing good integration. It is open-source software under the ASF2 license.

The major 1.0 release has just been completed after more than a year of development, testing and beta releases. We consider Joda-Time ready for production use.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2005-02-22

Joda-Time 0.99 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the Java libraries, while still providing good integration.

The 0.99 release has just been completed and is the last release before v1.0!

This release incorpoates some feedback from the great Javapolis conference in Antwerp Belgium. This has resulted in a reworked, but much more flexible formatting package.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2005-02-16

License changed to ASF2

Joda-Time has changed license from a BSD-style license to the Apache License Version 2.

This change has no impact to most users of the library as they are both similar in their terms.

The change was made to better protect Joda-Time in the future. Please address any queries to joda-interest mailing list

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2005-02-14

Joda-Time 0.98 released!

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. It completely replaces the Java libraries, while still providing good integration.

The 0.98 release has just been completed and involved a lot of hard testing which resulted in various refactorings from the 0.95 release. The codebase is now much better designed and more feature complete. See the release notes for more information.

The code is basically ready for 1.0, but we decided to push out a release now to get any final feedback before comitting to our APIs and cutting 1.0.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2004-11-06

Serious testing proceeding!

Joda-time development has been continuing apace over the past few months. Recently the tests have received considerable emphasis, and test coverage is rising rapidly, together with the fixing of several minor bugs.

Part of the bug testing process has resulted in the redesign of the DateOnly/TimeOnly classes. Put simply, the old design could never pass a sensible set of tests (and we refused to twist the tests to make the classes pass). Fortunately, the new design works well and will be easy to learn.... read more

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2004-07-09

Joda-Time 0.95 released

Joda-Time provides a Java library for date and time handling including the ISO8601 standard. This release adds duration and interval handling, the Coptic calendar system and firms up the API in advance of a 1.0 release.

Help would greatly be welcomed creating tests for the system to enable 1.0 to occur sooner rather than later.

Joda-Time team
http://joda-time.sourceforge.net

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2004-02-18

Joda-Time created

The joda-time sourceforge project is now open for business. It recognizes the importance of the time code independent of the original joda.org site.

Joda-time - Next generation date and time.

Posted by Stephen Colebourne 2003-12-16