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Get a formatted timestamp.

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Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install --save time-stamp

Usage

const timestamp = require('time-stamp');

console.log(timestamp());
//=> 2018-10-26

console.log(timestamp.utc());
//=> 2018-10-26

Customizing the timestamp

You may also pass a string to format the generated timestamp.

console.log(timestamp('YYYYMMDD'));
//=> 20181026

console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYYMMDD'));
//=> 20181026

Supported patterns

  • YYYY: full year (ex: 2018)
  • MM: month (ex: 04)
  • DD: day (ex: 01)
  • HH: hours (ex: 12)
  • mm: minutes (ex: 59)
  • ss: seconds (ex: 09)
  • ms: milliseconds (ex: 532)

Usage Examples

console.log(timestamp('YYYYMMDD'));
//=> 20181026
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYYMMDD'));
//=> 20181026

console.log(timestamp('YYYYMMDD:ss'));
//=> 20181026:24
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYYMMDD:ss'));
//=> 20181026:24

console.log(timestamp('YYYY/MM/DD:mm:ss'));
//=> 2018/10/26:46:24
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYY/MM/DD:mm:ss'));
//=> 2018/10/26:46:24

console.log(timestamp('YYYY:MM:DD'));
//=> 2018:10:26
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYY:MM:DD'));
//=> 2018:10:26

console.log(timestamp('[YYYY:MM:DD]'));
//=> [2018:10:26]
console.log(timestamp.utc('[YYYY:MM:DD]'));
//=> [2018:10:26]

console.log(timestamp('YYYY/MM/DD'));
//=> 2018/10/26
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYY/MM/DD'));
//=> 2018/10/26

console.log(timestamp('YYYY:MM'));
//=> 2018:10
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYY:MM'));
//=> 2018:10

console.log(timestamp('YYYY'));
//=> 2018
console.log(timestamp.utc('YYYY'));
//=> 2018

console.log(timestamp('MM'));
//=> 10
console.log(timestamp.utc('MM'));
//=> 10

console.log(timestamp('DD'));
//=> 26
console.log(timestamp.utc('DD'));
//=> 26

console.log(timestamp('HH'));
//=> 00
console.log(timestamp.utc('HH'));
//=> 04

console.log(timestamp('mm'));
//=> 46
console.log(timestamp.utc('mm'));
//=> 46

console.log(timestamp('ss'));
//=> 24
console.log(timestamp.utc('ss'));
//=> 24

console.log(timestamp('ms'));
//=> 186
console.log(timestamp.utc('ms'));
//=> 186

Release history

v2.0.0

Breaking changes

Default pattern was changed from YYYY:MM:DD to YYYY-MM-DD. See issues/3 for more details.

About

Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Running Tests

Running and reviewing unit tests is a great way to get familiarized with a library and its API. You can install dependencies and run tests with the following command:

$ npm install && npm test
Building docs

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$ npm install -g verbose/verb#dev verb-generate-readme && verb

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Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2018, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT License.


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