Parses a string representation of a date range and returns a start and end date.
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MagicDateParser

Parses a string representation of a date range and returns a start and end date. Returns nil when string is not parsable.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'magic_date_parser'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install magic_date_parser

Usage

require 'magic_date_parser'

start_date, end_date = MagicDateParser.range("December 4 - 7, 2007")
\# [#<Date: 2007-12-04 ((2454439j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>, #<Date: 2007-12-07 ((2454442j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>]

start_date, end_date = MagicDateParser.range("2008/January 2009")
\# [#<Date: 2008-01-01 ((2454467j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>, #<Date: 2009-01-31 ((2454863j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>]

See spec/magic\_date\_parser\_spec.rb for more examples.

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request