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NAME ^

Schedule::Week - Perl extension for creating and manipulating an hourly weekly schedule.

SYNOPSIS ^

  use Schedule::Week qw(:days); 
  my $schedule = Schedule::Week->new();

  #  On for Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, 9 AM to 9 PM

  for my $day ($MONDAY, $TUESDAY, $WEDNESDAY) {
      $schedule->hours_for_day($day, [9 ... 21], 1);
  }

  #  Is right now a valid time within this schedule?
  print ($schedule->is_active(time())) ? "Yes\n" : "No\n";

  #  Get the states of all hours across all days, returns an array
  #  of arrays .. index 1 is days indexed by number from 0 to 6 and 
  #  each element holds a reference to an array of the hours, from 0 
  # (midnight) to 11 PM (23).
  my @all_hours_all_days = $schedule->hours([0 ... 23]);

  #  Is Monday at 11 AM included in this schedule? 
  #  $monday_hours[0] == 1
  #
  #  Returns an array
  #  of results representing each hour passed in, indexed starting
  #  at 0.
  my @monday_hours = $schedule->monday([11]);

  # returns 168 byte array representing 168 hours in the week
  my $serialized = $schedule->serialize(); 

  # Restore to object from serialized form
  my $other_schedule = Schedule::Week::deserialize($serialized);

  #  Reset the whole thing
  $other_schedule->reset();

  # M T W TH F are weekdays - turn on 9 - 5 schedule for the week
  $other_schedule->weekday_hours([9 ... 17], 1);  

  # Weekends we work 9 - 1 PM
  $other_schedule->weekend_hours([9 ... 13], 1);

  # Now kill 1 PM to 5 PM across all days 
  $other_schedule->hours([13 ... 17], 0);

  # prints 168 byte array of 1s and 0s
  print $other_schedule->serialize();

  # Reset the initial schedule to everything off
  $schedule->reset();

DESCRIPTION ^

Module to make it easy to create a basic weekly schedule that includes limits on what days and hours the schedule is active during; schedule can be serialized into an easy to store format and you can quickly query a schedule to see if a given Unix time would be active within the schedule.

Please note that *all* hours in the schedule will be represented in the time zone the script is run in.

EXPORT

 :days = $MONDAY, $TUESDAY, $WEDNESDAY, $THURSDAY, $FRIDAY, $SATURDAY,
         $SUNDAY

 You can request each day be exported individually as well.

 use Schedule::Week qw($SUNDAY $MONDAY);

SEE ALSO ^

AUTHOR ^

Max Schubert, <max_schubert@cable.comcast.com<gt>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

Copyright (C) 2009 by Max Schubert / Comcast

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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