Golang : Convert int(year) to time.Time type

Problem :

You have integer value such as a year and you want to convert the integer to time.Time type. How to do that?

Solution :

Parse the integer with time.Date() function and return the time.Time type

 package main

 import (

 func YearTime(y int) time.Time {

 // convert int to Time - use the last day of the year, which is 31st December
 t := time.Date(y, time.December, 31, 0, 0, 0, 0, time.Local)

 return t

 func main() {

 yTime := YearTime(2015)

 fmt.Println("Year is : ", yTime.Year())


Output :

Year is : 2015

Reference :


By Adam Ng

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