- Montreal 2010
PHP 5.2 and PHP 5.3 introduce new powerful date and time handling functionality. This new functionality allows you to deal with many issues that arise when you are developing a web applications.
This session covers all of the new functionality that is now available. It presents ways on how to deal with timezones: converting between timezones, which timezones to use, updating the database that contains information about timezones and daylight savings time. Then I will proceed to how to deal with parsing strings containing date/time information, modifying parsed information
and formatting dates and times. I will also present time diffing and interval functionality. As last part of the session I will introduce some tips and tricks that make dealing with dates and times even easier.
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