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Date::Easter - Provides routines to calculate the dates of Easter and related events in the Christian calendar


use Date::Easter;
say Easter 2022; # OUTPUT: «2022-04-17␤»


Date::Easter is a module which provides a subroutine to calculate the dates of Easter in the Christian calendar. The sub returns a Raku Date object.

The routine's code is the Raku version of the algorithm shown at Isn’t there a simpler way to calculate Easter?. The website is a treasure trove of calendar information, courtesy of the very generous and talented Claus Tøndering, to whom I am greatly indebted.

Another routine returns a hash of Date::Events for use with the Calendar module. The hash is keyed by a Date with each key's value an array of Date::Event objects whose attributes describe the Lenten and post-Lenten Christian celebratory events of:

The subroutine exporting all the events

sub get-easter-events-hashlist(:$year --> Hash) is export {...}


Tom Browder tbrowder@acm.org


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