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Module

std/datetime/mod.ts>parse

The Deno Standard Library
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function parse
import { parse } from "https://deno.land/std@0.222.1/datetime/mod.ts";

Parses a date string using the specified format string.

The following symbols from unicode LDML are supported:

  • yyyy - numeric year
  • yy - 2-digit year
  • M - numeric month
  • MM - 2-digit month
  • d - numeric day
  • dd - 2-digit day
  • H - numeric hour (0-23 hours)
  • HH - 2-digit hour (00-23 hours)
  • h - numeric hour (1-12 hours)
  • hh - 2-digit hour (01-12 hours)
  • m - numeric minute
  • mm - 2-digit minute
  • s - numeric second
  • ss - 2-digit second
  • S - 1-digit fractional second
  • SS - 2-digit fractional second
  • SSS - 3-digit fractional second
  • a - dayPeriod, either AM or PM
  • 'foo' - quoted literal
  • ./- - unquoted literal

Examples

Example 1

import { parse } from "https://deno.land/std@0.222.1/datetime/parse.ts";

parse("20-01-2019", "dd-MM-yyyy"); // 2019-01-19T13:00:00.000Z

parse("01-20-2019 04:34 PM", "MM-dd-yyyy hh:mm a"); // 2019-01-20T05:34:00.000Z

parse("01-20-2019 16:34:23.123", "MM-dd-yyyy HH:mm:ss.SSS"); // 2019-01-20T05:34:23.123Z

Parameters

dateString: string

The date string to parse.

formatString: string

The date time string format.

Returns

The parsed date.