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 4.5
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