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The Live Coding Team: dave.slusher, ctomasi, josh.nerius
In this episode, Dave Slusher, Josh Nerius and Chuck Tomasi examine using Moment.js as a tool for putting some coherence in the Travel Tracker application where every single flight brings in: local time at origin, local time at the destination, instance local time and UTC. These can be and often are four different timezones! Can we use Moment.js to help?
00:00 - Already in progress because of technical issues
01:40 - Laying out the problem and how to incorporate Moment.js as a solution
04:50 - What is in the data package?
10:30 - The system has a Timezone picker!
15:30 - Our scoped app would rely on changing global preferences
17:30 - Moment.js has an API to enumerate timezones!
19:30 - Importing Moment.js vis Script Include
23:30 - Testing Moment from Scripts Background
29:00 - Experimenting with instantiating times in various timezones
47:00 - Determining that Moment.js has what we need, I need to understand the API better
49:30 - Josh mentions TimezoneDB
51:50 - Final beer thoughts
Further work was performed, and MomentJS has been a champ. Success!
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