moment-strftime adds strftime to Moment.js
Moment.js is a great, lightweight date-manipulation library. It also has a very approachable date format syntax that would be familiar to most people who have ever had to fill out a form (e.g., guess what
Most programmers however, are familiar with other date formatting syntax. The Unix-style
Moment.js helps with a lot of the pain associated with
strftime (nor would will it, it seems). If you are working in a language that does have
But... if Moment.js just had
strftime, why would you need anything else? Enter
moment-strftime should work as a CommonJS module in most cases. There's also a Node.js pacakage:
npm install moment-strftime
moment-strftime is a tiny plugin for Moment.js that adds a
strftime method. It's simple:
moment().strftime("%m/%d/%y %I:%M %p %Z") // => '01/17/12 08:54 PM EST'
The library and specs are written in CoffeeScript. You'll need Node.js for development.
To get up and running:
If everything is set up correctly, you should see:
Cakefile defines the following tasks: [...]