Joda-Time is a Java library designed to provide classes to replace the Java JDK Date and Time classes including formatting.
The 'default' calendar is the ISO8601 standard which is used by XML. The Gregorian, Julian, Buddhist, Coptic, Ethiopic and Islamic systems are also included. Supporting classes include time zone, duration, format and parsing.
Here are some key features of "Joda-Time":
· Represent dates, times, date-times and instants
· Represent periods, durations and intervals
· Format and parse