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Ruby Ruby Core and Standard Library Ruby Standard Library: Part 1 The Ruby Date Class

IRB shows wrong date

I tried tinkering around with the dates, and I found that it gives me a year of 2020 every time I strptime it as "%d/%m/%y":

Date.strptime("13/2/2016", "%d/%m/%y")

gives output of:

=> #<Date: 2020-02-13 ((2458893j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>

I tried another example here:

irb(main):005:0> Date.strptime("13/2/2012", "%d/%m/%y")

This too gives output:

=> #<Date: 2020-02-13 ((2458893j,0s,0n),+0s,2299161j)>

1 Answer

Kourosh Raeen
Kourosh Raeen
23,732 Points

Capitalize y as in:

Date.strptime("13/2/2016", "%d/%m/%Y")