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Ruby | DateTime ordinal() function

  • Last Updated : 09 Jan, 2020

DateTime#ordinal() : ordinal() is a DateTime class method which returns a DateTime object denoting the given ordinal date.

Syntax: DateTime.ordinal()

Parameter: DateTime values

Return: a DateTime object denoting the given ordinal date.

Example #1 :




# Ruby code for DateTime.ordinal() method
  
# loading library
require 'date'
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_a = DateTime.ordinal(2019, 8, 10, 4, 10, 9)
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_b = DateTime.ordinal(2019, 8, 10.5)
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_c = DateTime.ordinal(2019, 8, 10, 4, 10, 9, Rational(4, 24))
  
  
#  ordinal method
puts "DateTime ordinal form : #{date_a}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime ordinal form : #{date_b}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime ordinal form : #{date_c}\n\n"

Output :

DateTime ordinal form : 2019-01-08T10:04:10+00:00

DateTime ordinal form : 2019-01-08T10:30:00+00:00

DateTime ordinal form : 2019-01-08T10:04:10+00:00

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for DateTime.ordinal() method
  
# loading library
require 'date'
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_a = DateTime.ordinal(2019, 8, 10, 5)
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_b = DateTime.parse('10 Aug 2018 04:10:06+04:30')
  
  
  
  
#  ordinal method
puts "DateTime ordinal form : #{date_a}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime ordinal form : #{date_b}\n\n"

Output :

DateTime ordinal form : 2019-01-08T10:05:00+00:00

DateTime ordinal form : 2018-08-10T04:10:06+04:30


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