Kirk Haines wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 August 2005 10:58 am, Chris Roos wrote:
> 
>>Hi,
>>
>>I've just spent a short while creating a couple of methods that take a
>>string representing a date (in the format dd-mmm-yyyy, e.g. 10-Aug-2005)
>>and return an actual date object.
> 
> 
> irb(main):001:0> require 'date'
> => true
> irb(main):002:0> d = Date.parse('10-Aug-2005')
> => #<Date: 4907185/2,0,2299161>
> 
> 
> Kirk Haines
> 
> 
> 
Just as I thought, two different ways to achieve in a max of two lines 
what I had spent time coding up manually.  Thanks for your help guys.

Chris