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Challenge #46: Formatting a Date from an Integer

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It's exciting to solve this and the going through the solutions other have posted so I can learn new tools!!!

 

Here's my solution anyways :) 

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I know I can do all of this in one formula expression, just finding working with dates a bit finicky compared to what I'm used to in SQL. But this didn't take too long!

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Here's my solution. I used the formula tool and date-time tool.

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I should remember to use yyyyMMdd instead of yyyymmdd when parsing dates46.png
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This is very simple

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This was a good one where I've become a huge fan of @BarnesK DateTime macro...

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Lesson learnt. To focus on DateParseFunction...

 

I basically did what the function does except in more steps...