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Answer: How do I Compare Dates

by httptech (Chaplain)
on Jun 26, 2000 at 21:51 UTC ( #19887=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > dates and times > How do I Compare Dates - Answer contributed by httptech

Date::Manip is particularly good at this. Look at the DateCalc() method.

Alternatively, since you're getting the values from a database, see if you can get it to return the values in the format yyyy-mm-dd; then a simple string comparison will do. Or - heck - get it in nnnnnnnnn format, a number representing seconds since the epoch. Then a simple numeric comparison will do!