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Converting times to formatted strings, dates, and datetimes.


DATE_FORMATS = { :db => "%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S", :number => "%Y%m%d%H%M%S", :time => "%H:%M", :short => "%d %b %H:%M", :long => "%B %d, %Y %H:%M", :long_ordinal => lambda { |time| time.strftime("%B #{time.day.ordinalize}, %Y %H:%M") }, :rfc822 => lambda { |time| time.strftime("%a, %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S #{time.formatted_offset(false)}") }


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July 23, 2009 - (v1.0.0 - v2.3.2)
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Format meaning:

%a - The abbreviated weekday name (“Sun”)

%A - The full weekday name (“Sunday”)

%b - The abbreviated month name (“Jan”)

%B - The full month name (“January”)

%c - The preferred local date and time representation

%d - Day of the month (01..31)

%H - Hour of the day, 24-hour clock (00..23)

%I - Hour of the day, 12-hour clock (01..12)

%j - Day of the year (001..366)

%m - Month of the year (01..12)

%M - Minute of the hour (00..59)

%p - Meridian indicator (“AM” or “PM”)

%S - Second of the minute (00..60)

%U - Week number of the current year, starting with the first Sunday as the first day of the first week (00..53)

%W - Week number of the current year, starting with the first Monday as the firstday of the first week (00..53)

%w - Day of the week (Sunday is 0, 0..6)

%x - Preferred representation for the date alone, no time

%X - Preferred representation for the time alone, no date

%y - Year without a century (00..99)

%Y - Year with century

%Z - Time zone name

%% - Literal “%” character