JsonValueExtensionsGetDateTimeOrDefault(JsonValue, DateTime, JsonValueType) Method

Gets the specified JsonValue as a DateTime value if expectedType is Undefined or matches the Type property of the specified json parameter and it can be converted to DateTime; otherwise, returns defaultValue. The actual format is attempted to be auto detected. If you know exact format use the other GetDateTimeOrDefault overloads.

Definition

Namespace: KGySoft.Json
Assembly: KGySoft.Json (in KGySoft.Json.dll) Version: 3.0.0
C#
public static DateTime GetDateTimeOrDefault(
	this JsonValue json,
	DateTime defaultValue,
	JsonValueType expectedType
)

Parameters

json  JsonValue
The JsonValue to be converted to DateTime.
defaultValue  DateTime
The value to be returned if the conversion fails.
expectedType  JsonValueType
The expected Type of the specified json parameter, or Undefined to allow any type. This parameter is optional.
Default value: Undefined.

Return Value

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

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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