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chronic

5.92
Chronic is a natural language date/time parser written in pure Ruby.
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19,583,971
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2,794
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394
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79

chronic_duration

0.85
A simple Ruby natural language parser for elapsed time. (For example, 4 hours and 30 minutes, 6 minutes 4 seconds, 3 days, etc.) Returns all results in seconds. Will return an integer unless you get tricky and need a float. (4 minutes and 13.47 seconds, for example.) The reverse can also be performed via the output method.
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2,883,229
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312
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62
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14

kronic

0.07
A dirt simple library for parsing and formatting human readable dates
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35,684
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152
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13
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3
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Total releases
12
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nickel

0.06
Extracts date, time, and message information from naturally worded text.
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34,522
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94
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14
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4

tickle

0.04
Tickle is a date/time helper gem to help parse natural language into a recurring pattern. Tickle is designed to be a compliment of Chronic and can interpret things such as "every 2 days, every Sunday, Sundays, Weekly, etc.
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24,917
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62
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9
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3

chronic_between

0.02
chronic_between
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Downloads
57,124
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24
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3
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2

text_parser

0.01
Includes a parse method on String object
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18,082
Stars
5
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0
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0