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The last date parser

Project description

Date Machine is a Date parsing system.

It is based on Reparse, and includes 14 date patterns, and a Javascript version.

date_machine_parse('All day Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 20-23., Friday September 21')
#       [Date(month=9, day=20),
#        Date(month=9, day=21),
#        Date(month=9, day=22),
#        Date(month=9, day=23)],
  • Fast
  • Scannable: Use over full text and find dates
  • Honest: no approximations given about the dates (i.e. if the year is missing it’s not included)
  • Portable: Parser description compiles to Regex/Json. You just have to write the output builder functions.
  • Highly-Customizable: Adding more formats at different levels is easy (if you know regular expressions).

Installation

pip install date_machine

or

python setup.py install

in the base directory.

Usage

import date_machine
date_machine.parse('Jan 1st')
# [Date(month=1, day=11)]

Support

Need some help? Send me an email at theandychase@gmail.com and I’ll do my best to help you.

Contribution

The code is located on Github. Send me suggestions, issues, and pull requests and I’ll gladly review them!

Licence

The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2013 Andrew Chase

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the “Software”), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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