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Dates & Times

  • The DateTime data type is used to hold dates and times
  • .Now is used for the current date and time, .Today is for the current date and midnight time
  • You can use the String.Format or .ToString methods to format your dates and times
  • Some properties of DateTime:
    • .DayOfWeek
    • .Hour
    • .Month
    • .Millisecond
  • You can add or subtract dates and times like you would any other variable
  • .TotalMinutes and .TotalSeconds are other useful methods
  • Some useful methods of DateTime:
    • .AddDays
    • .AddYears
    • .AddSeconds
  • To subtract from DateTime, add a negative amount
  • TimeSpan allows you to give a generic timespan without reference to a specific day or time