Chronic Between

A simple Ruby natural language parser for date and time ranges. (For example, Mon-Fri 09:00-16:30, etc.) Returns a boolean result.

Several date and time ranges can be supplied with matching patterns being separated by a comma.

Installation

$ sudo gem sources -a http://gemcutter.org
$ sudo gem install chronic_between

Usage

>> s = 'Mon-Fri 9:00-16:30, Saturday, Sunday'
>> c = ChronicBetween.new(s)

>> DateTime.now      
=> #<DateTime: 2011-03-26T16:54:40+00:00

>> c.within? DateTime.now
=> true

>> c.within? DateTime.parse("28-Mar-2011 14:33")
=> true

>> c.within? DateTime.parse("28-Mar-2011 08:33")
=> false



Examples of parse-able strings:

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Source:
2201hrs.txt
Published:
27-03-2014 22:01