Parsing ISO 8601 with NSDateFormatter

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Three things:

  • Use the -[NSDateFormatter getObjectValue:forString:range:error:] method to learn how much of the string was parsed and what error prevented parsing further.

  • The ZZZZ format string corresponds to something like “GMT+02:00”, with that “GMT” in there. You may need to inject that into the string you’re parsing for it to work.

  • Apple’s Data Formatting Guide advises “Consider Unix Functions for Fixed-Format, Unlocalized Dates”.

Now the dedicated NSISO8601DateFormatter is available.