Setting a default date for a calendar

Anyone know how to set System.Web.UI.WebControls.Calendar to today's date?

and also how do I parse a dateTime value from the database to set the calendar?
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jayrodAsked:
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jkrillConnect With a Mentor Commented:
System.Web.UI.WebControls.Calendar cal = new System.Web.UI.WebControls.Calendar();
cal.SelectedDate = DateTime.Now;

And to parse a DateTime string:

string myDateAsString = "1/1/2004";
DateTime aDate = DateTime.Parse(myDateAsString);
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jayrodAuthor Commented:
once I reparse and get aDate.. can I use it the same way I use DateTime.Now to reset the calendar?
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jkrillCommented:
Yes.  DateTime.Now simply returns a DateTime object initialized with the current date and time.
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