DateTime.Parse Method (String, IFormatProvider, DateTimeStyles)
Converts the string representation of a date and time to its DateTime equivalent by using culture-specific format information and formatting style.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
Public Shared Function Parse ( s As String, provider As IFormatProvider, styles As DateTimeStyles ) As Date
A string that contains a date and time to convert.
An object that supplies culture-specific formatting information about s.
A bitwise combination of the enumeration values that indicates the style elements that can be present in s for the parse operation to succeed, and that defines how to interpret the parsed date in relation to the current time zone or the current date. A typical value to specify is DateTimeStyles.None.
Return ValueType: System.DateTime
An object that is equivalent to the date and time contained in s, as specified by provider and styles.
Available since 8
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Available since 8.1