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Whether for sending out automatic reminders, capturing the date that an order was made, or telling today's date to the user, dates and times are one of the most important aspects of programming for the Internet. In this sample chapter, authors Sterling Hughes and Andrei Zmievski discuss the different methods that PHP provides for getting and formatting the date and time, including printing them out, formatting a UNIX timestamp, and some other special PHP date and time features.
This chapter is excerpted from Sterling Hughes and Andrei Zmievski's PHP Developer's Cookbook.

Dates and Times

"Well, time wounds all heels."

Jane Ace, The Fine Art of Hypochondria

Introduction

Dates and times are one of the most important aspects of programming for the Internet, whether for sending out automatic reminders, capturing the date that an order was made, or telling today's date to the user. In this chapter, we discuss the different methods that PHP provides for getting and formatting the date and time, including printing them out, formatting a UNIX timestamp, and some other special PHP date and time features.

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