Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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· royletron

Using time in Meteor

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Defining dates and time is always an arse in any language, even more so with Javascript. Thankfully MomentJs helps enormously and using it with Meteor makes dates a doddle.

My tip for sanity is to save all dates as timestamps (better for logical comparison) and then convert them to readable dates on the client using moment... Hasseeeesh!

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That's an excellent library, I've never seen that before. Another excellent one is Sugar.js, which has an amazing Date library too: http://sugarjs.com/dates

over 1 year ago ·

That sure is purty looking syntax. Will be sure to check it out.

over 1 year ago ·