Questions tagged [time]

Time is a dimension in which events can be ordered from the past through the present into the future.

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Should a server-backed app show time according to the device’s clock or the server’s clock?

The current time can be different across different computers. For example, a user may adjust the clock on their mobile device or personal computer whereas server clocks are generally always synced ...
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How to handle multiple data attributes with inconsistent timestamps

Building a dashboard that pulls large amount of network information from various data sources, each with different timestamps. Example attribute A is realtime, attribute B is updated 10 mins ago, ...
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Suggestions for show how many days? Passing the International Date Line

Little background Let's say you fly from the United States to Japan and suppose you leave the United States on Tuesday morning. Because you're travelling west, the time advances slowly thanks to time ...
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Is there a standard way to title (describe) individual time zones in an interface for non-technical users?

This comes up over and over and seems like one of the things that every design should have a standard response to. In the case of non-technical users (regular people, not programmers or anybody that ...
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Problem with conflicting schedules

I work in Home Automation space, and I am trying to create a feature where the user can create multiple heating schedules for the rooms in his house. For example, bedroom temp at 16 degrees from ...
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Allowing user to see data in any timezone they choose

I have a simple tool that allows an employee to enter the ItemID of the work item they are working on and track the time it takes them to complete it. There is a Begin and End button which creates a ...
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Editing time-based data - best approach

We're currently building an application where some of the data (for legal reasons) have an extra dimension - time. For instance, we have a bunch of locations that is owned by a single company. ...
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What is the expected load time for a website or email on a smart phone?

I saw couple of statistics showing page abandonment as loading time increases, but haven't found any resource which would specifically deal with "mobile" users only. Obviously this question can be ...