Contructs and returns a Date from the given values.
Constructs and returns a Date Object from the given values.
date(Year,Month,Day[,Hour[,Min[,Sec]]]) or date(SecsSinceEpoch) Where: Year: Is the Year (1970 onwards) Month: Is the Month (1-12) Day: Is the Day of the Month (1-31) Hour: Optional: The Hour of the Day (0-23) Min: Optional: The Minute of the Hour (0-59) Sec: Optional: The Second of the Minute (0-59) SecsSinceEpoch: Is the number of seconds since Midnight January 1st, 1970. Returns: Date Object
set res = date(2014,1,2,23,30,12); echo "date is $res"; Result: date is Thursday, January 02, 2014 23:30:12 The year _Component_ of the date has to be 1970 or later. Dates containing earlier years are not supported. Attempts to create a date with a year earlier than 1970 will result in an exception being thrown. This can be caught with a try/catch block.
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