Time is a Swift package that makes dealing with calendar values a natural and straight-forward process.
Working with calendars can be extremely complicated and error-prone.
Time solves these problems by clarifying concepts and restricting improper usage through type-safe APIs.
Time can be installed like any other Swift package. Add this to the
dependencies section of your Package.swift:
.package(url: "https://github.com/davedelong/time", from: "0.9.0")
Here's the TL;DR of the documentation:
If you want to know what time it is, you need a
Clock. You can get the device's clock by using
Clockcan tell you the current time via some functions. For example,
.today()will give you the current calendar day.
.thisMinute()will give you the current time, accurate down to the minute level.
Each of these returned values has methods to retrieve more- and less- precise values. For example,
today.hours()will give you a sequence of all the "Hour" values in the day.
These values also are how you format them into human-readable strings (via the
For more information, please see the documentation.