How to calculate the difference between two date instances in Java?

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I am using java.uti.Date class to find out the difference between two date instances. But, is there any simpler way to do this?

May 4, 2018 in Java by Daisy
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You can use Joda Time Library.

Interval i = new Interval(oldTime, new Instant());

Joda has two concepts:

  1. Interval: It represents interval of time between two time instances i.e. 10 am and 12 am.
  2. Duration: It represents the length of duration i.e. 2 hours.
answered May 4, 2018 by Parth
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