Date & Time Parsing

, Apr 6, 2008

Via a comment in Jon Udell's blog, I came across Chronic, "a natural language (...) time and date parser written entirely in Ruby. It supports a staggering number of different ways of expressing the date and time." Very neat.

On April 7, 2008 10:03 AM, said:

Well, Chronic is indeed a nice package; unless you have to work with European / German date formats. I submitted a feature request quite some time ago, but until now I have to use my little monkey patch to get it working (or at least to get the date part working).

On April 7, 2008 10:54 AM, Stefan Tilkov Author Profile Page said:

Good point. Is that monkey patch of yours available for others too?