C# Program to Compare Two Dates


This is a C# Program to compare two dates.

Problem Description

This C# Program Compares Two Dates.

Problem Solution

Here two dates are compared and the date which occurs first is displayed.

Program/Source Code

Here is source code of the C# Program to Compare Two Dates. The C# program is successfully compiled and executed with Microsoft Visual Studio. The program output is also shown below.

 * C# Program to Campare Two Dates
using System;
namespace DateAndTime
    class Program
        static int Main()
            DateTime sd = new DateTime(2010, 10, 12);
            Console.WriteLine("Starting Date : {0}", sd);
            DateTime ed = sd.AddDays(10);
            Console.WriteLine("Ending Date   : {0}", ed);
            if (sd < ed)
                Console.WriteLine("{0} Occurs Before {1}", sd, ed);
            return 0;
Program Explanation

In this C# program, the DateTime() constructor is used to create the format of the date. If condition statement is used to compare the two dates and the date which occurs first is displayed.

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Runtime Test Cases
Starting Date : 10/11/2010  12:00:00 AM
Ending Date   : 10/21/2010  12:00:00 AM
10/11/2010 12:00:00 Am Occurs Before 10/21/2010 12:00:00 AM

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