date-fns: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v3.6.0(3 months ago)

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date-fns is a modern JavaScript date utility library that provides comprehensive functionality for manipulating, formatting, and parsing dates. It offers a modular and functional approach to working with dates, allowing developers to use only the specific functions they need without adding unnecessary bloat to their projects. date-fns is known for its consistent API design and extensive documentation, making it easy to integrate and use in various projects.

Compared to other date libraries like Moment.js, date-fns is actively maintained and regularly updated with new features and improvements. It is considered a more lightweight and modern alternative to Moment.js, offering better performance and a more modular structure.

Alternatives:
dayjs+
luxon+
moment+
js-joda+
chrono-node+
spacetime+
date-and-time+
ms+
dateformat+
timeago.js+

Tags: javascriptdatetimeutilityformatting