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Advance The Date

In Rails land, you can advance a date forward and backward with the #advance method:

> Date.today
=> Wed, 31 Aug 2016
> Date.today.advance(days: 1)
=> Thu, 01 Sep 2016
> Date.today.advance(months: 1)
=> Fri, 30 Sep 2016
> Date.today.advance(months: -2)
=> Thu, 30 Jun 2016

h/t Dillon Hafer

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