date-fns VS javascript-time-ago

Compare date-fns vs javascript-time-ago and see what are their differences.

date-fns

⏳ Modern JavaScript date utility library ⌛️ (by date-fns)

javascript-time-ago

International highly customizable relative date/time formatting (by catamphetamine)
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date-fns javascript-time-ago
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26,939 312
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9.1 7.0
2 months ago about 1 month ago
JavaScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
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date-fns

Posts with mentions or reviews of date-fns. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-31.

javascript-time-ago

Posts with mentions or reviews of javascript-time-ago. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2020-10-11.
  • How I Gave A Modern Look For HackerNews Feed
    2 projects | dev.to | 11 Oct 2020
    I found an amazing package called javascript-time-ago which is a highly customizable relative date/time formatted. I used this to show the relative dates and times like 3 mins ago, 23 hrs ago etc.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing date-fns and javascript-time-ago you can also consider the following projects:

dayjs - ⏰ Day.js 2kB immutable date-time library alternative to Moment.js with the same modern API

Luxon - ⏱ A library for working with dates and times in JS

countdown.js - Super simple countdowns.

moment - Parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates in javascript.

moment-timezone - Timezone support for moment.js

fecha - Lightweight and simple JS date formatting and parsing

tz-format - Format a date with timezone

jquery-timeago - :clock8: The original jQuery plugin that makes it easy to support automatically updating fuzzy timestamps (e.g. "4 minutes ago").

js-joda - :clock2: Immutable date and time library for javascript

timeago.js - :clock8: :hourglass: timeago.js is a tiny(2.0 kb) library used to format date with `*** time ago` statement.

You-Dont-Need-Momentjs - List of functions which you can use to replace moment.js + ESLint Plugin

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