Hasty Treat - Temporal Date Objects in JavaScript

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By Wes Bos and Scott Tolinski - Full Stack JavaScript Web Developers. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

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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