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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 295: Hasty Treat - Temporal Date Objects in JavaScript

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Oct 26th, 2020

Hasty Treat - Temporal Date Objects in JavaScript

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In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about Temporal Date Objects in JavaScript — a WICKED AWESOME API for working with times and dates.

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Show Notes

05:11 - Temporal Now

  • You can get now
    • Temporal.now.___

07:58 - Temporal Instants

  • A Temporal.Instant represents a fixed point in time, without regard to calendar or location.
    • Most common way to show it is nanoseconds since unix epoch.
    • Can be formatted a few different ways.

09:59 - Calendar

  • Support for different types of calendars

11:43 - Durations

  • Temporal.Duration
    • There are .from and .add and subtract() methods

12:47 - Other interesting parts

  • Timezones
    • Temporal.ZonedDateTime
  • Temporal.YearMonth - represents a ym = new Temporal.YearMonth(2019, 6) // => 2019-06

14:51 - Polyfill (unstable)

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