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NAME

Mojo::Date - HTTP date

SYNOPSIS

use Mojo::Date;

# Parse
my $date = Mojo::Date->new('Sun, 06 Nov 1994 08:49:37 GMT');
say $date->epoch;

# Build
my $date = Mojo::Date->new(time + 60);
say "$date";

DESCRIPTION

Mojo::Date implements HTTP date and time functions, based on RFC 7230, RFC 7231 and RFC 3339.

ATTRIBUTES

Mojo::Date implements the following attributes.

epoch

my $epoch = $date->epoch;
$date     = $date->epoch(784111777);

Epoch seconds, defaults to the current time.

METHODS

Mojo::Date inherits all methods from Mojo::Base and implements the following new ones.

new

my $date = Mojo::Date->new;
my $date = Mojo::Date->new('Sun Nov  6 08:49:37 1994');

Construct a new Mojo::Date object and "parse" date if necessary.

parse

$date = $date->parse('Sun Nov  6 08:49:37 1994');

Parse date.

# Epoch
say Mojo::Date->new('784111777')->epoch;
say Mojo::Date->new('784111777.21')->epoch;

# RFC 822/1123
say Mojo::Date->new('Sun, 06 Nov 1994 08:49:37 GMT')->epoch;

# RFC 850/1036
say Mojo::Date->new('Sunday, 06-Nov-94 08:49:37 GMT')->epoch;

# Ansi C asctime()
say Mojo::Date->new('Sun Nov  6 08:49:37 1994')->epoch;

# RFC 3339
say Mojo::Date->new('1994-11-06T08:49:37Z')->epoch;
say Mojo::Date->new('1994-11-06T08:49:37')->epoch;
say Mojo::Date->new('1994-11-06T08:49:37.21Z')->epoch;
say Mojo::Date->new('1994-11-06T08:49:37+01:00')->epoch;
say Mojo::Date->new('1994-11-06T08:49:37-01:00')->epoch;

to_datetime

my $str = $date->to_datetime;

Render RFC 3339 date and time.

# "1994-11-06T08:49:37Z"
Mojo::Date->new(784111777)->to_datetime;

# "1994-11-06T08:49:37.21Z"
Mojo::Date->new(784111777.21)->to_datetime;

to_string

my $str = $date->to_string;

Render date suitable for HTTP messages.

# "Sun, 06 Nov 1994 08:49:37 GMT"
Mojo::Date->new(784111777)->to_string;

OPERATORS

Mojo::Date overloads the following operators.

bool

my $bool = !!$date;

Always true.

stringify

my $str = "$date";

Alias for "to_string".

SEE ALSO

Mojolicious, Mojolicious::Guides, http://mojolicious.org.