is now open source

24 June 2020

Back in 2013 I made a small tool that helps you generate strftime tokens from a given example date:

Try it out at

Given that it continues to get a few dozen visitors a day I figured that people still find it useful, and I should probably open source it. Better late than never. 😄

You can find the project on Github here.

Since building it I also discovered the excellent stamp gem which serves a similar purpose. However, I still use strftimer as I try to avoid adding dependencies to my projects where possible.