Are you ready to try out new functionality that is surely to make its way into Java 7 or later versions? This post by Darryl West walks you through a series of code listings that illustrate the javax.time package, which contains enhancements over the classical approach to manipulating dates and times in Java. Read Darryl West's post: http://raincitysoftware.blogspot.com/2009/02/java-datetime-objects-with-jsr-310.html