How to Calculate Age with PHP
Calculate age in PHP
$your_birthday = '1982-08-29';
$difference = date_diff(date_create(), date_create($your_birthday));
$age = $difference->format('%Y');
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How To Write Your Own Time Comparison Function in Ruby Like time_ago_in_words Without Rails
# time_ago_in_words(Time.now, 1.day.ago) # => 1 day
# time_ago_in_words(Time.now, 1.hour.ago) # => 1 hour
def time_ago_in_words(t1, t2)
s = t1.to_i - t2.to_i # distance between t1 and t2 in seconds
resolution = if s > 29030400 # seco...
How to Create a Date Time Snippet in Sublime Text 2 (Dynamic Signature with Time Stamp)
You'll have to create a new plugin. From the menu bar select
Tools > New Plugin
Copy the Python script from the signature.py file. Remember to replace your email address (it's example.com).
Save the file, signature.py, is fine. Next open up Prefer...
Rails Find All by Birthday: How to Find Upcoming Birthdays with ActiveRecord
There are a few ways to solve this problem. However, I think the easiest is to cache the day of the year that the user is born on as an integer. If stored alongside the timestamp we can quickly get a list but properly handle the full birthday elsewhere, s...
Rails Helper to Remove Leading Zero in 12 Hour Time Format
I can't find a strftime() format that will output the hour without the leading zero. For instance 6:20 will be instead 06:20. This just looks a little sloppy. I created a datetime.rb intializer which will contain custom datetime formats for my applicatio...
Generate MySQL Datetime Type Using PHP Date() Function
If you want to insert a datetime that matches the default mysql datetime type format use this
Date and Time Helpers in Rails
Just for reference http://api.rubyonrails.org/classes/ActionView/Helpers/DateHelper.html#M001695
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Problem slash Bug in Rails with attr_accessor and Datetime Select Fields
Looks like there is a problem with using the attr_accessor method with datetime form fields http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/8983 In Rails 2.3.2, for me at least, the problem seems to be popping up again. While trying to process a date for credit card v...
Custom Date Formats for Your Rails Application
If you use a consistent date format often in your Rails applciation, it is worth it to add the format to your application environment. You can do this by adding it to the bottom of the config/environment.rb file.
Validate Uniqueness on Join Tables in Rails
How to validate uniqueness in a :has_many :through relationship with Ruby on Rails. You'll need three models in this example List, Subscriber and ListSubscriber. A list has many subscribers and a subscriber has many lists. Simple enough. Running the follo...