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Reading the change of date

  Asked By: Cameron    Date: Mar 04    Category: Java    Views: 1060
  

for my application,i am storing birthday dates of all of my customers.i want to tell "happy birthday" to them on respective dates.for that i have to see the change of date everyday and i have to cross check each and every day, then i have to send them.
this thing i am doing in JSP.so i need to get the change of date.it changes on every night 12pm. that one i have to know and i have to cross check it with the dates in database.
friends please tell me how to do this.how to get the change of date.

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Answer #1    Answered By: Latoya Murray     Answered On: Mar 04

A question like this was asked 2-3 days ago. Maybe you can have a look at
archive and see what were the answers.

What you want to do, is so simple, using Java's threads. You can
'schedule' a 'Timer' to execute a 'TimerTask' at an specific 'Date' or
'Perdiod'. Or as some of friends mentioned, you can use off-the-shelf
frameworks for scheduling like Quartz.

Have a look these :

http://www.javapractices.com/Topic54.cjp (Simple)
www.onjava.com/pub/a/onjava/2004/03/10/quartz.html (Quartz)
www-128.ibm.com/.../j-schedule.html

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Shobhana R.     Answered On: Mar 04

this is not a good design to access DB directly via jsp  pages, ans your page will perform operations on demand

follow the discussion below, you might find somethign useful

forum.java.sun.com/thread.jspa

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Carl Woods     Answered On: Mar 04

For this case, you can use Timer and TimerTask as well.

 
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