It lets you do stuff like this:
Date.create('last week Friday');
A straightforward API makes Sugar very easy to pick up and start using.
Custom builds and modularized npm packages let you use only what you need.
Users can define methods or use plugins to handle specialized use cases.
The date module parses, formats, and manipulates dates and supports many locales.
Sugar blends in with native methods, and defers to their implementations when possible.
A comprehensive polyfill suite patches browser support when it is broken or missing.
Does Sugar modify natives?
As of v2.0, native extension has become opt-in while supporting two new ways of interacting with the library. Sugar still believes in the safe extension of natives, however there are times when this is not appropriate, and this choice is now put in the hands of the user.
I just want the dates!
Check out the new dates guide to jump start working with dates in Sugar.