rails plugin for parsing date ranges out of strings
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DateRange

Simple plugin for parsing out date ranges from user input.

Example

DateRange.parse("2008 - 2010")

will give you Array consisting of 2 elements: [start_of_range, end_of_range].

It is pretty clever about recognizing what user wants, just check out the code to see all the things it does.

It will return nil if one of the times are corrupt (like 13th month) or missing.

It will also look at context if no end time is given so:

  • 2008 becomes 2008-01-01 00:00:00 - 2008-12-31 23:59:59

  • 2008-01 becomes 2008-01-01 00:00:00 - 2008-01-31 23:59:59

  • 2008-01-01 becomes 2008-01-01 00:00:00 - 2008-01-01 23:59:59

  • and so forth…

Copyright © 2008 Artūras Šlajus <x11@arturaz.net>, released under the MIT license