How to calculate the next occurence of Thursday - VB.Net

Posted on 2009-12-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I have a program that I'm maintaining.

I need to calculate based on today, the upcoming Thursday (not the closest Thursday to today, but the nearest future Thursday).

Question by:JMO9966
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    Public Class Form1
        Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
            Dim Thursday As DateTime = NextThursday()
            MessageBox.Show("The next Thursday is: " & Thursday)
        End Sub
        Private Function NextThursday() As DateTime
            Dim dt As DateTime = DateTime.Today
            While dt.DayOfWeek <> DayOfWeek.Thursday
                dt = dt.AddDays(1)
            End While
            Return dt
        End Function
    End Class

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