Alex Wayne wrote:
> I have a background in PHP. I have been working with rails for a little
> wihle now and somethign i still am not understanding is how ruby handles
> time stamps. What method can i use to get the current time stamp? Also
> how can i convert that timestamp in to an "english" time?
> I need to work out times based on weeks. So for example i would have
> done something like this in php
> $time_now = time();
> $time_one_week_form_now = 60 * 60 * 24 * 7 + time();
> how would i do this in ruby?
easy as pie
now = Time.now
then = 1.week.from_now
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now = 'now'.time
next_week = now + '1 week'.unit