About the Talk
April 24, 2013 2:00 PM
Foothills Recreation Center, 5600 W Union Hills Ave, Glendale AZ 85308Foothills Recreation Center, 5600 W Union Hills Ave, Glendale AZ 85308
Managing dates and times properly is one of the most difficult things to get right in software. This is mostly due to us stupid humans and the how we have introduced nuance into our calendars and clocks. In this session, I will help you straighten it all out. We will cover general concepts such as UTC and GMT, daylight savings time, local time vs. instantaneous time, time zones and the different time zone databases, ISO8601 standards, important date-time gotchas, and more.