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Script: Date Format [JS]

, By Patcoola

Script Title: format
Programming Language: JavaScript
Date Completed: 2014-11-11

Purpose: To easily format and display a date and time.

Description: Date Format is an easy to use function for formatting and displaying the date and time of the current date or a set date from the amount of milliseconds from January 01, 1970. Returns a String.

Date Format is inspired by PHP’s date() function.

Format takes a string and an optional number. If stamp is defined then the date is set the number in milliseconds provided.

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Method:

format( str, [stamp] );

Tags:

The following is sourced from http://php.net/manual/en/function.date.php

d Day of the month, 2 digits with leading zeros 01 to 31
D A textual representation of a day, three letters Mon through Sun
j Day of the month without leading zeros 1 to 31
l (lowercase ‘L’) A full textual representation of the day of the week Sunday through Saturday
N ISO-8601 numeric representation of the day of the week 1 (for Monday) through 7 (for Sunday)
S English ordinal suffix for the day of the month, 2 characters st, nd, rd or th. Works well with j
w Numeric representation of the day of the week 0 (for Sunday) through 6 (for Saturday)
z The day of the year (starting from 0) 0 through 365
W ISO-8601 week number of year, weeks starting on Monday
Note: Experimental
Example: 42 (the 42nd week in the year)
F A full textual representation of a month, such as January or March January through December
m Numeric representation of a month, with leading zeros 01 through 12
M A short textual representation of a month, three letters Jan through Dec
n Numeric representation of a month, without leading zeros 1 through 12
t Number of days in the given month 28 through 31
L Whether it’s a leap year True or False
o ISO-8601 year number. This has the same value as Y, except that if the ISO week number (W) belongs to the previous or next year, that year is used instead. Note: Experimental Examples: 1999 or 2003
Y A full numeric representation of a year, 4 digits Examples: 1999 or 2003
y A two digit representation of a year Examples: 99 or 03
a Lowercase Ante meridiem and Post meridiem am or pm
A Uppercase Ante meridiem and Post meridiem AM or PM
g 12-hour format of an hour without leading zeros 1 through 12
G 24-hour format of an hour without leading zeros 0 through 23
h 12-hour format of an hour with leading zeros 01 through 12
H 24-hour format of an hour with leading zeros 00 through 23
i Minutes with leading zeros 00 to 59
s Seconds, with leading zeros 00 through 59

Note: W and o have been tested but not thoroughly.

Example Usage:

Current Time

format( “l F d, Y; h:i:s A” );

Returns Example: Wednesday November 12, 2014; 07:51:32 PM

Example Usage:

Time Stamp

format( “l F d, Y; h:i:s A”, 1415850744000 );

Returns: Wednesday November 12, 2014; 07:51:44 PM

 

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