pretty-date

format old JavaScript dates in a “pretty” way. ex : 2 hours ago , 3 minutes ago

npm install pretty-date
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node-prettydate

format old JavaScript dates in a “pretty” way. ex : 2 hours ago , 3 minutes ago

inspired by the John Resig Pretty Date plugin for jQuery (http://ejohn.org/blog/javascript-pretty-date/)

Usage

npm install pretty-date

var prettydate = require("pretty-date");
console.log(prettydate.format(new Date("Fri Aug 23 2013 17:30:34 GMT+0200 (EET)")));

Examples

var prettydate = require("pretty-date");
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date()));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 1*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 2*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 2*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 2*60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 24*60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 2*24*60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 30*24*60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 2*30*24*60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 365*24*60*60*1000 )));
console.log( prettydate.format( new Date( new Date() - 2*365*24*60*60*1000 )));

/* outputs
* just now
* 1 second ago
* 2 seconds ago
* 1 minute ago
* 2 minutes ago
* 1 hour ago
* 2 hours ago
* yesterday
* 2 days ago
* 1 month ago
* 2 months ago
* 1 year ago
* 2 years ago
*/

Contributions

feel free to fork and add features , fix bugs and your pull reguest is more than welcome

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