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README.md

gostrftime

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About

A Go pkg for formatting time.Time in an strftime(3) like way. Basically, strftime for Go, with a couple of additions.

Installing

$ go get github.com/cactus/gostrftime

Supported formats:

code example Description
%A Sunday full weekday name
%a Sun abbreviated weekday name
%B September full month name
%b Sep abbreviated month name
%C 20 (year / 100) as number. Single digits are preceded by zero
%D 09/21/14 equivalent to %m/%d/%y
%d 21 day of month as number. Single digits are preceded by zero
%e 21 day of month as number. Single digits are preceded by a blank
%f 001234 microsecond as a six digit decimal number, zero-padded on the left
%F 2014-09-21 equivalent to%Y-%m-%d
%H 15 the hour (24 hour clock) as a number. Single digits are preceded by zero
%h Sep same as %b
%I 03 the hour (12 hour clock) as a number. Single digits are preceded by zero
%j 264 the day of the year as a decimal number. Single digits are preced by zeros
%k 15 the hour (24 hour clock) as a number. Single digits are preceded by a blank
%L 001 millisecond as a three digit decimal number, zero-padded on the left
%l 11 replaced by the hour (12 hour clock) as a number. Single digits are preceded by blank
%M 32 replaced by the minute as a decimal number. Single digits are preceded by a zero
%m 09 replaced by the month as a decimal number. Single digits are preceded by a zero
%N 001234567 nanosecond as a 9 digit decimal number, zero-padded on the left
%n \n a newline
%P am am or pm as appropriate
%p AM AM or PM as appropriate
%R 15:32 equivalent to %H:%M
%r 03:32:05 AM equivalent to %I:%M:%S %p
%S 05 the second as a number. Single digits are preceded by a zero
%s 1461497457 the number of seconds since the Epoch, UTC
%T 15:32:05 equivalant to %H:%M:%S
%t \t a tab
%v 21-Sep-2014 equivalent to %e-%b-%Y
%w 0 the weekday (Sunday as first day of the week) as a number
%Y 2014 replaced by the year with century as a number
%y 14 year without century as a number. Single digits are preceded by zero
%Z UTC time zone name
%z -0700 the time zone offset from UTC

Using

import (
    "fmt"
    "time"
    "github.com/cactus/gostrftime"
)

func main() {
    now := time.Now()
    fmt.Println(gostrftime.Format("%Y-%m-%d", now))
}

License

Released under an MIT license. See LICENSE.md file for details.