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The trick is that the last day of the month is the day before the first day of next month. So here's an example solution with Date::Manip:

use Date::Manip; $input = "June 2006"; # these also work: #$input = "2006 june"; #$input = "today"; #$input = "June 2006"; $thismonth = UnixDate($input, "%B %Y"); $lastofmonth = DateCalc($thismonth, "+1 month -1 day"); $dow_lastofmonth = UnixDate($lastofmonth, "%A\n"); print $dow_lastofmonth;
This prints Friday.

In reply to Re: Determining the dayname for the last day of any given month by ambrus
in thread Determining the dayname for the last day of any given month by McDarren

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