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Re: Getting yesterday's date, and random dates in the past

by brian_d_foy (Abbot)
on Apr 02, 2005 at 02:42 UTC ( #444346=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Getting yesterday's date, and random dates in the past

The DateTime module (as well as other Date modules) can add or subtract arbitrary time values.

#!/usr/bin/perl use DateTime; my $today = DateTime->now->truncate( to => 'day' ); my $yesterday = $today->subtract( days => 1 ); print "Today is $today\nYesterday was $yesterday\n";
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Re^2: Getting yesterday's date, and random dates in the past
by fglock (Vicar) on Apr 02, 2005 at 03:11 UTC

    even easier:

    my $today = DateTime->today;

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