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DateTime.Parse Method (String)

Converts the string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static DateTime Parse(
	string s
)

Parameters

s
Type: System.String

A string that contains a date and time to convert.

Return Value

Type: System.DateTime
An object that is equivalent to the date and time contained in s.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

s is null.

FormatException

s does not contain a valid string representation of a date and time.

NoteNote

For examples and comprehensive usage information about this and other overloads of the Parse method, see the Parse overload summary.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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