[Israel.pm] Date manipulations

Chanan Berler bc.other at gmail.com
Sat Dec 29 23:45:53 PST 2012


INMHO:

create a package rapper around and export API return answers to which
questions you have.
Using Data::Calc be a good practice.

Regards
Chanan

On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 9:40 AM, Oren Izmirli <israel.pm at izmirli.org> wrote:
> On 30/12/2012 09:09, Yona Shlomo wrote:
>
> Hello,
>
> I have date items of the form yyyy-mm-dd and I'd like to be
> able to manipulate them in the following ways:
>
> Given such a date I'd like to ask ordinal questions such as:
> what was the date k days before (e.g., what is the date
> yesterday) or what will be the date n days from that date
> (e.g., what's the date 10 days later).
>
> What's a practical way to go about this?
>
>
> I like to use Date::Calc for things like this.
> https://metacpan.org/module/STBEY/Date-Calc-6.3/lib/Date/Calc.pod
>
> This may be the function your looking for:
> ($year, $month, $day) = Add_Delta_Days($year, $month, $day, $Dd);
> IINM, $Dd can be negative.
>
>
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