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Unless you are displaying a time with location information, I would just display it consistently in the local time zone. Example 1: Check-ins This is an example of where you WOULD want to show it in the specific timezone. If you are displaying check-ins on a map. You would want to show the times in the relevant timezone. However, if you are a trying to ...


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The request initiator and final consumer of the service is a hospital. So it's better to use hospital local time for shedulling in the system. Call center works at other time zone, so you need easy mapping tool for setting Hospital request into Call center time. Admin time has a little meaning in the system, it is more the source of errors. As mapping ...


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Besides events mentioned in questions, I define some other event classes: Local event – event, which takes place in some location and requires physical presence (conference) or online within the same timezone area (team communication in the same city) Worldwide event – event which involves worldwide audience (webinar, online auction) There is also Mixed ...


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You can obtain information from customer's computer system clock. Of course, you know local time and time zone of your server. So you can calculate customers timezone and set it's value for customer. If customer is not currently at home he will correct your suggestion, if he is at home he leave it intact.


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The most user friendly approach would be to determine the users time zone for them. One less field for a potential user to fill out. Take a look at this project: https://bitbucket.org/pellepim/jstimezonedetect It uses JavaScript to determine the machines time zone. It provides an identifier like 'America/New_York'. When a user creates an account, get ...



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