[ic] How to work with dates/timestamps?
Mon, 06 Nov 2000 17:49:32 -0800
I am using interchange to set up an events calendar. I will create a
table called events, with a field for date.
I want to create a page that will display all events within a six month
date range (3 months past, and 3 months into the future).
Does anyone have any recommendations on what format I should use for the
date field within the events table. I assume interchange has some handy
routines for dealing with dates (can someone point me to these). Should
I use the standard PERL time format (seconds since Jan 1, 1970), or some
other format. Is there a tag that takes a timestamp number and converts
it to a formatted date and vice-versa?
Basically I want to use the admin section to enter a new event with a
date. Then I want a page that will search for events that fall within a
Thanks for the help,