Hi,

This is something that took me ages to figure out because it is so  
simple :)
Just add the number of days, eg future_date= Date.today+31

Cheers,
Dave


On 06/02/2007, at 9:40 PM, Farrel Lifson wrote:

> On 06/02/07, Toine <bapolis / gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm new to Ruby so please bare with me...
>>
>> I need to calculate a date that is exactly 31 days from the current
>> date in YYYY-MM-DD format. I know that Date.today returns the
>> current date, but how can I add 31 days to this value? I'm sure this
>> task is simple, but I haven't been able to figure it out.
>>
>> Thanks
>>
>>
>>
>
> Time now + number of seconds in 31 days
> Time.now + 31*24*60*60
> which is equivalent to
>  Time.now + 2678400
>
> Farrel
>