JsonValueExtensionsAsDateTime(JsonValue, String, NullableDateTimeKind) Method

Gets the specified JsonValue as a DateTime value using the specified format if Type property of the specified json parameter is String and it can be converted to DateTime; otherwise, returns .


Namespace: KGySoft.Json
Assembly: KGySoft.Json (in KGySoft.Json.dll) Version: 3.0.0
public static DateTime? AsDateTime(
	this JsonValue json,
	string format,
	DateTimeKind? desiredKind = null


json  JsonValue
The JsonValue to be converted to DateTime.
format  String
Specifies the exact format of the date-time value in the JsonValue.
desiredKind  NullableDateTimeKind  (Optional)
The desired value of the Kind property of the returned DateTime instance, or to preserve the one that could be retrieved from the JsonValue. Converting between Utc and Local affects the actual time value, while changing to or from Unspecified just changes the Kind property without converting the value. This parameter is optional.
Default value: .

Return Value

A DateTime value if json could be converted; otherwise, .

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type JsonValue. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

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