What happen to java.util.Date between JDK 1.0 and JDK 1.1?
[*] In JDK 1.1 the java.util.Date class was split to provide better support for timezones, and internationalization. The classes specifially related to dates are summarized below: 1. The class Date represents a specific instant in time, with millisecond precision. 2. The class TimeZone is an abstract class that represents a time zone offset, and also figures out daylight savings time adjustment. 3. The class SimpleTimeZone is the only concrete subclass of TimeZone in the JDK. It is what defines an ordinary timezone with a simple daylight savings and daylight savings time period. 4. The class Calendar is an abstract class for converting between a Date object and a set of integer fields such as year, month, day, and hour. 5. The class GregorianCalendar is the only concrete subclass of Calendar in the JDK. It does the Date-to-fields conversions for the calendar system in common use. 6. The class DateFormat is an abstract class that lets you convert a Date to a printable string with fields