Golang : Get month name from date example



Tags : golangget-year-month-day time-now-date

Problem:

You have a date and you want to get the month name from the date. For example,10/10/2017 should give you October or 03/11/2018 returns March. Both dates are mm/dd/yyyy format.

How to do that?

Solution:

Use the .Date() method to get month name. You can convert the date to Golang's time.Time type first if needed. See https://www.socketloop.com/tutorials/golang-convert-date-or-time-stamp-from-string-to-time-time-type

Here is a sample code:


 package main

 import (
  "fmt"
  "time"
 )

 func main() {

  now := time.Now()

  fmt.Println("Now is : ", now)

  // get month name from now
  _, month, _ := now.Date()

  fmt.Println("and the month is : ", month)

 }

Output:

Now is : 2017-02-07 11:51:46.190819028 +0800 MYT

and the month is : February

References:

https://www.socketloop.com/tutorials/golang-how-to-get-year-month-and-day

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  See also : Golang : How to get year, month and day?



Tags : golangget-year-month-day time-now-date

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