date-fns VS moment

Compare date-fns vs moment and see what are their differences.

date-fns

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

moment

Parse, validate, manipulate, and display dates in javascript. (by moment)
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date-fns moment
42 37
26,939 46,140
0.0% 0.2%
9.1 0.9
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.

moment

Posts with mentions or reviews of moment. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing date-fns and moment 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.

dateformat - A node.js package for Steven Levithan's excellent dateFormat() function.

moment-timezone - Timezone support for moment.js

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

fecha - Lightweight and simple JS date formatting and parsing

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