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Luxon – Better Date and Time Management in JavaScript

September 22, 2022

Via: InfoQ

Luxon is a modern lightweight library for parsing, validating, manipulating, and formatting dates in JavaScript.

The JavaScript Date object is notoriously hard to use, and JavaScript developers often use 3rd party libraries such as Moment.js in order to get a broader, more convenient solution for date management.

Over the years Moment.js became the de-facto solution for JavaScript date management. However, at the end of 2020, the developers behind Moment.js decided to stop active development – stating that the code base was outdated, and refactoring the library to modern standards would require a complete rewrite.

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