Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Easter ( y )

Given the year, Y, computes the Easter date for years 1583 to 4099

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  Sample input:
Easter ( 2012 )
  Sample output:
4/8/2012

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Needed an algorithm for computing the Western date of Easter Sunday for the Gregorian Calendar.

Found an algorithm at

http://christianity.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1/XJ&zTi=1&sdn=christianity&cdn=religion&tm=166&f=00&tt=13&bt=1&bts=0&zu=http%3A//www.assa.org.au/edm.html

and adapted it to implement it in a FileMaker Custom function.

 

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