Module: BSON::Date

Defined in:
lib/bson/date.rb

Overview

Injects behaviour for encoding date values to raw bytes as specified by the BSON spec for time.

See Also:

Since:

  • 2.1.0

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#bson_typeObject

Get the BSON type for the date.

As the date is converted to a time, this returns the BSON type for time.

Since:

  • 2.1.0



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# File 'lib/bson/date.rb', line 44

def bson_type
  ::Time::BSON_TYPE
end

#to_bson(buffer = ByteBuffer.new, validating_keys = Config.validating_keys?) ⇒ BSON::ByteBuffer

Get the date as encoded BSON.

Examples:

Get the date as encoded BSON.

Date.new(2012, 1, 1).to_bson

Returns:

  • (BSON::ByteBuffer)

    The buffer with the encoded object.

See Also:

Since:

  • 2.1.0



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# File 'lib/bson/date.rb', line 37

def to_bson(buffer = ByteBuffer.new, validating_keys = Config.validating_keys?)
  ::Time.utc(year, month, day).to_bson(buffer)
end