Dates and Times in .NET

by Filip Ekberg

Learn the fundamentals and master the art of working with dates and times in .NET; a topic commonly taken for granted, but often the cause of unexpected errors. This course will make you comfortable working with dates and times in any .NET project!

What you'll learn

Ever had issues caused by date and times with .NET within your applications? In this course, Dates and Times in .NET, you will master the art of parsing dates and times and how to handle ambiguity using common standards that usually get overlooked and cause unexpected errors. First, you will learn how to handle relative time and time periods, such as calculating the time difference between two periods. Next, you will discover how time zones impact applications, how to properly handle them, and what to consider when parsing dates which don’t include time zone information. Finally, you will explore best practices, and how to avoid problems when working with common date and time scenarios in .NET. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to set up your own applications and parse complex date and time situations whether you’re on Windows, Mac, or Linux!

About the author

Filip is an enthusiastic developer that strives to learn something new every day. With over a decade of experience in .NET, Filip actively spreads his knowledge and ideas around the globe, be it speaking at conferences or online. Filip has worked in a range of different technologies such as WPF, Win Forms, ASP.NET, ASP.NET Core, and Xamarin. In 2012, Filip published the book C# Smorgasbord, covering a vast variety of different technologies and patterns using C#, and right after Filip was introdu... more

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