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/*
 * Copyright (c) Ian F. Darwin, http://www.darwinsys.com/, 1996-2002.
 * All rights reserved. Software written by Ian F. Darwin and others.
 * $Id: LICENSE,v 1.8 2004/02/09 03:33:38 ian Exp $
*/

import java.applet.*;
import java.awt.*;
import java.util.Date;
import java.text.DateFormat;

/** An Applet to display the current time */
public class ClockApplet extends Applet implements Runnable {
   /** A Thread to run the timer */
   protected Thread timerThread;
   /** The date object */
   Date date = new Date();
   /** The date format */
   protected DateFormat format = DateFormat.getTimeInstance();

   /* Applet Lifestyle Methods */
   public void start() {
      timerThread = new Thread(this, "Clock");
      timerThread.start();
   }

   public void stop() {
      if (timerThread == null)
         return;
      timerThread = null;
   }

   /** Show the time, and wait a while. */
   public void run() {
      while (timerThread != null) {
         repaint();   // request a redraw
         try {
            timerThread.sleep(1000);
         } catch (InterruptedException e){ /* do nothing*/ }
      }
   }

   /** Display the time. */
   public void paint(Graphics g) {
      date.setTime(System.currentTimeMillis());
      g.drawString(format.format(date), 2, 10);
   }
}

 
 



References.

The list of classes which were used on this page you can find below. The links to Java API contain official SUN documentation about all used classes.

  java.util.Date

  java.applet.Applet

  java.lang.Runnable

  java.lang.Thread

  java.sql.Date

  java.text.DateFormat

  java.lang.InterruptedException

  java.awt.Graphics




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