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Tip: Get All the Available Time Zones

See how to use new features in Java 8 to get all available time zones.


Before Java 8, this was obtained as a String[] via TimeZone class:

String[] zoneIds = TimeZone.getAvailableIDs();

Java 8 comes with a new approach via java.time.ZoneId class:

Set zoneIds = ZoneId.getAvailableZoneIds();


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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