%a is the abbreviated weekday name, %D is the day of month with the suffix attached, %b is the abbreviated mon : Date Format « Date Time « SQL / MySQL





%a is the abbreviated weekday name, %D is the day of month with the suffix attached, %b is the abbreviated mon

      
th name, and %Y is the four-digit year
mysql>
mysql> CREATE TABLE sales_rep(
    ->   employee_number INT,
    ->   surname VARCHAR(40),
    ->   first_name VARCHAR(30),
    ->   commission TINYINT,
    ->   date_joined date,
    ->   birthday date
    -> );
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.01 sec)

mysql>
mysql> INSERT INTO sales_rep values(1,'James','Writer',10, '1989-01-01', '1969-02-02');
Query OK, 1 row affected (0.00 sec)

mysql>
mysql>
mysql>
mysql> SELECT DATE_FORMAT(date_joined,'%a %D %b, %Y')
    ->  FROM sales_rep WHERE employee_number=1;
+-----------------------------------------+
| DATE_FORMAT(date_joined,'%a %D %b, %Y') |
+-----------------------------------------+
| Sun 1st Jan, 1989                       |
+-----------------------------------------+
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

mysql>
mysql>
mysql> drop table sales_rep;
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.00 sec)

   
    
    
    
    
    
  










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