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Date manipulation

by Anonymous Monk
on Aug 28, 2012 at 06:38 UTC ( #990154=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hi ,I need the perl code to find the current date and day of week.Also i need to get the dates and Day of week for all days of next week based on current date

Comment on Date manipulation
Re: Date manipulation
by moritz (Cardinal) on Aug 28, 2012 at 06:46 UTC
Re: Date manipulation
by Corion (Pope) on Aug 28, 2012 at 07:13 UTC

    Have you looked at localtime (and Time::Local)? What part of your needed functionality do they fail to provide?

Re: Date manipulation
by influx (Beadle) on Aug 28, 2012 at 08:07 UTC
    Usually I tend to use DateTime, but I've recently started using Time::Piece, which overrides the default localtime() into a really useful method that returns an object. It's far more lightweight than DateTime and does most of the stuff I normally want to do anyway.
Re: Date manipulation
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 28, 2012 at 12:52 UTC

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