[erlang-questions] strftime for formatting dates and times

Zsolt Keszthelyi <>
Tue Jun 21 19:20:47 CEST 2011


+1 for adding it to calendar   (I keep having to use some partial solution)
Are you planning to do a parser also (parse date string to datetime tuple)?
That would really make it complete.

Zsolt

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 11:28 AM, Adam Lindberg
<>wrote:

> Would love this being integrated into calendar! (Or appropriate module,
> although I think calendar should be the one)
>
> Cheers,
> Adam
>
>
>
> Kenny Stone wrote:
>
>> https://github.com/kennystone/**strftimerl<https://github.com/kennystone/strftimerl>
>>
>> I literally copied ruby's strftime docs into the readme and implemented
>> (almost) each type of formatting.
>>
>> I'm considering patching the calendar module with this functionality.
>>  Thoughts?
>>
>> strftime:f(now(), "Printed on %m/%d/%Y").    %=> "Printed on 11/19/2007"
>> strftime:f(now(), "at %I:%M%p").             %=> "at 08:37AM"
>> strftime:f(now(), "at %I:%M%p", universal).  %=> "at 02:37PM"
>> strftime:f(now(), "%D-%T.%N").               %=>
>> "11/19/2007-08:38:02.445443"
>>
>> -Kenny
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