Extract dates from text
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README.md

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date-extractor

date-extractor helps you extract dates from text

Installation

pip install pytz
pip install date-extractor

Use

from date_extractor import extract_dates
text = "I arrived in that city on January 4, 1937"
dates = extract_dates(text)

Returning Precision

from date_extractor import extract_date
text = "I arrived in that city in 1937"
date, precision = extract_date(text, return_precision=True)
# precision = 'year'

Features

Languages Supported
Arabic
English
French
Sorani (Kurdish)
Turkish

Testing

To test the package run

python -m unittest date_extractor.tests.test

If you are using Python 3, you may need to run the following to test

python3 -m unittest date_extractor.tests.test

Versions

Works on Python 2 and 3!

Users

If you use date-extractor and don't mind sharing that, let us know and we can note it on the Readme. It will be helpful for potential users to see how people are using it.