The AroundTheWorld applet uses the JDK's 1.1 data formatters to format much of the data you see displayed in its window.
This.... ...is formatted with this class...
The Format Classes
MessageFormatare all descendents of the
Formatclass. This section talks about the
Formatclass heirarchy and discusses in general terms how the formatters work. It's followed by these sections about specific formatters:
How to Format Numbers
How to Format Dates and Times
How to Format Messages