Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

given a date (10/19/98) how do your determine the week day?

Posted on 1998-10-19
1
Medium Priority
?
197 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-05
What is the easiest way to determine the day of week when given only a date such as 10/19/97 ? In other words, how do I find out if 10/19/97 is a Monday, Tuesday, ect?
0
Comment
Question by:edwardk091997
1 Comment
 
LVL 5

Accepted Solution

by:
b2pi earned 200 total points
ID: 1205499
Download and install Date::Calc from www.perl.com or whereever.  Then



use Date::Calc;

$a = '10/19/97';
($m, $d, $y) = split(/\//, $a);
$dow = Date::Calc::Day_of_Week($y, $m, $d); # gives 6
$dowtext = Date::Calc::Day_of_Week_to_Text($dow); # gives 'Saturday'


0

Featured Post

VIDEO: THE CONCERTO CLOUD FOR HEALTHCARE

Modern healthcare requires a modern cloud. View this brief video to understand how the Concerto Cloud for Healthcare can help your organization.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

On Microsoft Windows, if  when you click or type the name of a .pl file, you get an error "is not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file", then this means you do not have the .pl file extension associated with …
I have been pestered over the years to produce and distribute regular data extracts, and often the request have explicitly requested the data be emailed as an Excel attachement; specifically Excel, as it appears: CSV files confuse (no Red or Green h…
Explain concepts important to validation of email addresses with regular expressions. Applies to most languages/tools that uses regular expressions. Consider email address RFCs: Look at HTML5 form input element (with type=email) regex pattern: T…
Six Sigma Control Plans

824 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question