Manual Reference Pages - DATE::DAYOFWEEK (3)
Date::DayOfWeek - Determine the day of the week for any date.
$dow = dayofweek( 25, 10, 1971 ); # dd, mm, yyyy
Calculates the day of the week for any date in the Gregorian calendar
(1563 and following).
Based on the Doomsday algorithm of John Conway.
$dow = dayofweek( 25, 10, 1971 );
$dow = dayofweek( 4, 7, 1776 );
Returns the day of the week for any date between 1500 and 2699.
Month should be in the range 1..12
The day of week that is returned is an integer in the range 0..6, with 0 =
sunday, 1 = monday, etc.
Rich Bowen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date::DayOfWeek::Birthday, Date::DayOfWeek::Nails, and
$Log: DayOfWeek.pm,v $
Revision 1.22 2003/02/02 13:40:37 rbowen
Change link in documentation. Other minor cosmetic changes.
Revision 1.21 2001/12/22 01:28:54 rbowen
Revision 1.20 2001/10/10 02:35:07 rbowen
Bug reported by Francois Claveau.
Revision 1.19 2001/08/25 21:28:14 rbowen
Moved files to lib directory
Removed 5.6 dependencies.
Revision 1.18 2001/08/03 04:24:39 rbowen
Alter locations of modules - moved into Date subdir.
Added to MANIFEST
No longer reqiure 5.005_62. Not sure why that was there.
Revision 1.17 2001/06/11 01:49:05 rbowen
Additional docs. Added Sneeze.pm
Revision 1.16 2001/06/10 18:46:03 rbowen
Moved isleap functionality into Date::Leapyear. Added Birthday.pm and
Nails.pm as examples of the strange things that people believe - or
believed a few hundred years ago, with regard to days of the week.
Revision 1.15 2001/06/06 02:29:14 rbowen
Added some more doomsday tests. Removed dayofweek tests that referred
to years before the Gregorian calendar. Extended the range of
Doomsday.pm indefinately into the future. And a small bug fix in
Revision 1.14 2001/06/06 01:41:45 rbowen
Made the calculation a little more elegant, if somewhat less
informative. Thanks for patch from Jerrad Pierce. Thanks for
various suggestions from David Pitts.
Revision 1.13 2001/05/27 19:34:46 rbowen
Rearranged argument order. day month year makes more sense.
Revision 1.12 2001/05/27 03:44:03 rbowen
Need to mod return value by 7.
Revision 1.11 2001/05/27 03:41:31 rbowen
This seems to work on all the dates that Ive tested it for. More testing is
Revision 1.10 2001/05/27 03:13:57 rbowen
Add DayOfWeek to repository.
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