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How to get the day of the month in Ruby

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Overview

We can get the day of the month in Ruby using the day method of the Time object. We can call it on object anytime.

Syntax

t_o.day
Syntax to get day of the Month in Ruby

Parameter

t_o: The Time object to get the day of the month.

Return value

The day method returns the day of the month, that is, from 1st to 31st.

Code

Let’s take a look at the code:

# create Time Objects
t1 = Time.now
t2 = Time.new(1998)
t3 = Time.new(2003, 03, 29)

# get the date
a = t1.day
b = t2.day
c = t3.day

# print results
puts a 
puts b
puts c
Getting the day of the month in Ruby

Explanation

  • Line 2: We create a time object using the Time.now which returns the current system time.
  • Line 3: We use the Time.new to create a Time object whose time is in 1998.
  • Line 4: We use the same Time.new() method to create another Time object.
  • Lines 7 to 9: We call the day method on the time objects we created.
  • Lines 12 to 14: We print the results.

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