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How to Format Date Using Carbon Class in Laravel?

This tutorial shows how to format date using Carbon class in Laravel through the two examples:

Example 1: Formatting Date to dd/mm/yyyy format

In the below example, it uses the Carbon class and then assigns a date value in dd/mm/yyyy format to a variable aDate.

use \Carbon\Carbon;

$aDate = Carbon::createFromFormat('d/m/Y',  '20/09/2021'); 
    
echo $aDate->format('d/m/Y');

Example 2: Parsing and Formating Date Using Carbon Class

The following example, first, parse the item having the date value and then assign it to another item with a M d Y format:

$createdAt = Carbon::parse($item['created_at']);
$suborder['payment_date'] = $createdAt->format('M d Y');

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