Chronic.Core 0.4.0

.NET Standard 2.0
dotnet add package Chronic.Core --version 0.4.0
NuGet\Install-Package Chronic.Core -Version 0.4.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Chronic.Core" Version="0.4.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Chronic.Core --version 0.4.0
#r "nuget: Chronic.Core, 0.4.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Chronic.Core as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Chronic.Core&version=0.4.0

// Install Chronic.Core as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Chronic.Core&version=0.4.0



A natural language date parser for .Net Standard written in C#. Originally written by Mike Schrag as a direct port of Ruby's Chronic, later ported to .NET by Robert Wilczynski, and finally migrated to .NET Standard by Rob Bell.


  //=> Sun Aug 27 23:18:25 PDT 2006

var parser = new Parser();
  // => Mon Aug 28 12:00:00 PDT 2006

// Setting context
parser = new Parser(new Options { Context = Pointer.Type.Past });
  // => Mon Aug 21 12:00:00 PDT 2006

parser = new Parser(new Options { Clock = () => new DateTime(2000, 1, 1)});
parser.Parse("may 27th");
  // => Sat May 27 12:00:00 PDT 2000


.NET Core

dotnet add package Chronic.Core

.NET Framework

Install-Package Chronic.Core


This is a port of inspired by Please see those projects for further credits.


Unless specified otherwise all is licensed under the MIT license. See LICENSE for details. Logo is the creation of Alexander Moore and is licensed under the GNU/GPL license (via

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