Today we will see carbon diffForHumans laravel example, this function in carbon provides human readable date and time formate in laravel or php.
When we want to display a date in the past with reference to the current time then you can use diffforhumans() carbon function, using diffforhumans carbon we can get results like this A few seconds ago, 30 minutes ago, 2 days ago, 1 year ago.
$post->created_at->diffForHumans() //output : 2 hours ago
When we need to compare the value in the future to default now like, 30 minutes from now, 1 hour from now, 2 days from now at that time we need to add days like the below example.
$user->created_at->addDays(2)->diffForHumans() // output : 2 days from now
When we need to compare value in the past to another value like, 30 minutes before, 1 hour before at that time we will use the below example.
$yesterday->diffForHumans($today) // output : 1 day before
When we need to compare value in the future to another value like, 30 minutes after, 1 hour after, 1 day after at that time we will use the below example
$tomorrow->diffForHumans($today) // output : 1 day after
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