How to getDate

time.strftime( string ) => string

            Formats time according to the directives in the given
format string. Any text not listed as a directive will be passed
through to the output string.

            Format meaning:

              %a - The abbreviated weekday name (``Sun'')
              %A - The full weekday name (``Sunday'')
              %b - The abbreviated month name (``Jan'')
              %B - The full month name (``January'')
              %c - The preferred local date and time representation
              %d - Day of the month (01..31)
              %H - Hour of the day, 24-hour clock (00..23)
              %I - Hour of the day, 12-hour clock (01..12)
              %j - Day of the year (001..366)
              %m - Month of the year (01..12)
              %M - Minute of the hour (00..59)
              %p - Meridian indicator (``AM'' or ``PM'')
              %S - Second of the minute (00..60)
              %U - Week number of the current year,
                      starting with the first Sunday as the first
                      day of the first week (00..53)
              %W - Week number of the current year,
                      starting with the first Monday as the first
                      day of the first week (00..53)
              %w - Day of the week (Sunday is 0, 0..6)
              %x - Preferred representation for the date alone, no
time
              %X - Preferred representation for the time alone, no
date
              %y - Year without a century (00..99)
              %Y - Year with century
              %Z - Time zone name
              %% - Literal ``%'' character

               t = Time.now
               t.strftime("Printed on %m/%d/%Y") #=> "Printed on
04/09/2003"
               t.strftime("at %I:%M%p") #=> "at 08:56AM"