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An ISO 8601 Date Snippet For VS Code


I use this VS Code snippet to get granular times for my post’s front matter. Note that the +02:00 is my timezone SAST—use your own timezone. There’s no ${CURRENT_TIMEZONE} unfortunately.

"ISO Date": {
    "prefix": "iso8601",
    "description": "Outputs an iso8601 date (YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS+02:00)",

Just know that I don’t have the iso8601 spec so I can’t validate this. It would probably be under RFC 3339, but I’m too lazy to rename this and retain my muscle memory.