Timestamp conversion exception with Carbon

Posted 6 months ago by bwrigley

Hi There,

I have hit a strange problem with timestamp conversion in a Blade file, but I'm not sure if this is a Blade/Laravel/Carbon or PHP issue.

I can replicate the problem in tinker using either the \Carbon\Carbon lib or the illuminate\Support\Carbon lib

So the problem is that this command:


dies with this error:

Exception with message 'DateTime::__construct(): Failed to parse time string (1544690366) at position 8 (6): Unexpected character'

However swap out that 6 for another number and:

\Carbon\Carbon::parse('1544590366')->format('d/m/Y'); 18/12/0366

But that's not right either!

I'm sure I'm missing something really obvious here, but have you got any thoughts?

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