GetCurrentDateTime (open)

Returns the timestamp of the current date and time on the server

Syntax

LOADLIB "wh::internal/interface.whlib";

DATETIME FUNCTION GetCurrentDateTime()

Return value

DATETIME

A DateTime value, representing the current date and time at the WebHare system in UTC.

Description

You can use the @italic AddTimeToDate() function in conjunction with this function to get the time and date in different time zones.

Examples

// returns a timestamp of the current date and time
DATETIME serverTime := GetCurrentDateTime();

// returns a timestamp of the current date and time in UTC + 1
INTEGER ExtraMsecs := 60 * 60 * 1000;
DATETIME UTC1 := AddTimeToDate( ExtraMSecs, GetCurrentDateTime() );