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Ruby | Date ctime() Function
  • Last Updated : 09 Jan, 2020
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Date#ctime() is a Date class method which returns a string in asctime format and is equivalent to strftime(‘%c’).

Syntax: Date.ctime()

Parameter: Date values

Return: a string in asctime format and is equivalent to strftime(‘%c’).

Example #1 :






# Ruby code for Date.ctime() method
  
# loading date
require 'date'
  
# declaring Date 
a = Date.new(2019, 1, 1)
  
# declaring Date
b = Date.jd(2452004)
  
# declaring Date
c = Date.ordinal(2019, 12)
  
# Date 
puts "Date a : #{a}\n\n"
puts "Date b : #{b}\n\n"
puts "Date c : #{c}\n\n\n\n"
  
  
# ctime form 
puts "Date a ctime form : #{a.ctime}\n\n"
puts "Date b ctime form : #{b.ctime}\n\n"
puts "Date c ctime form : #{c.ctime}\n\n"

Output :

Date a : 2019-01-01

Date b : 2001-04-04

Date c : 2019-01-12



Date a ctime form : Tue Jan  1 00:00:00 2019

Date b ctime form : Wed Apr  4 00:00:00 2001

Date c ctime form : Sat Jan 12 00:00:00 2019

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for Date.ctime() method
  
# loading date
require 'date'
  
# declaring Date 
a = Date.parse('2019-01-01')
  
# declaring Date
b = Date.strptime('03-12-2019', '%d-%m-%Y')
  
# declaring Date
c = Date.commercial(2019, 5, 6)
  
# Date 
puts "Date a : #{a}\n\n"
puts "Date b : #{b}\n\n"
puts "Date c : #{c}\n\n\n\n"
  
  
# ctime form 
puts "Date a ctime form : #{a.ctime}\n\n"
puts "Date b ctime form : #{b.ctime}\n\n"
puts "Date c ctime form : #{c.ctime}\n\n"

Output :

Date a : 2019-01-01

Date b : 2019-12-03

Date c : 2019-02-02



Date a ctime form : Tue Jan  1 00:00:00 2019

Date b ctime form : Tue Dec  3 00:00:00 2019

Date c ctime form : Sat Feb  2 00:00:00 2019

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