Provides classes to print and parse dates and times.
Printing and parsing is based around the
Instances are generally obtained from
can be used if more power is needed.
Localization occurs by calling
on the formatter. Further customization is possible using
Unless otherwise noted, passing a null argument to a constructor or method in any class or interface
in this package will cause a
NullPointerException to be thrown.
The Javadoc "@param" definition is used to summarise the null-behavior.
NullPointerException" is not explicitly documented in each method.
All calculations should check for numeric overflow and throw either an
Enumeration of the style of a localized date, time or date-time formatter.
Enumeration of different ways to resolve dates and times.
Enumeration of ways to handle the positive/negative sign.
Enumeration of the style of text formatting and parsing.