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Use Java 8 Date/Time API.


  • Enable Java 8 API desugaring in Moviepedia.
  • Use the Java 8 LocalDate class instead of java.util.Date in Moviepedia.

Motivation and Context

The Java 8 Date/Time API provides several advantages over the legacy API, such as thread safety and support for time zones.

How Has This Been Tested?

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Types of changes

  • Bug fix (non-breaking change which fixes an issue)
  • New feature (non-breaking change which adds functionality)
  • Enhancement (non-breaking change which cleans up / improves existing functionality)
  • Breaking change (fix or feature that would cause existing functionality to change)


  • I have read the CONTRIBUTING section of the README document.


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