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VB.NET - Getting random date that falls between specific M/D/Y range

Posted on 2008-11-16
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I'm trying to make a function that can return a random DOB between a specific Month, Day & Year range

for example

DOB between 5/25/1981 - 4/14/1985

random result could be: 01/22/84
random result could be: 4/13/85

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try this
        Dim dtOne As New DateTime(2008, 1, 1)
        Dim dtTwo As New DateTime(2008, 1, 31)
 
        Dim ORandomNumber As New Random()
        Dim iTotalDays As Int16
        iTotalDays = DateDiff(DateInterval.Day, dtOne, dtTwo)
 
        Dim dtRandomDate As DateTime
        dtRandomDate = dtOne.AddDays(ORandomNumber.Next(iTotalDays))

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