troubleshooting Question

Convert DateTime String to Datetime

Avatar of Sha1395
Sha1395 asked on
9 Comments1 Solution738 ViewsLast Modified:
Hi i have a value coming from external

Am getting string value (07/03/2011 12:00:00 AM ) and i want to convert to DateTime and update the Database.

At present am trying below methods but still no go...

Option 1:DateTime  myDateTime=System.Convert.ToDateTime(item.StartDate);

Option 2:

string strDateTime = sampledate; (when i use this "it shows Cannot implicitly convert type system.DateTime ? to String)
DateTime myDateTime = DateTime.Parse(strDateTime );

Please some one guide me what is the right way to convert
Dmitry G
Senior Developer

Our community of experts have been thoroughly vetted for their expertise and industry experience.

Join our community to see this answer!
Unlock 1 Answer and 9 Comments.
Start Free Trial
Learn from the best

Network and collaborate with thousands of CTOs, CISOs, and IT Pros rooting for you and your success.

Andrew Hancock - VMware vExpert
See if this solution works for you by signing up for a 7 day free trial.
Unlock 1 Answer and 9 Comments.
Try for 7 days

”The time we save is the biggest benefit of E-E to our team. What could take multiple guys 2 hours or more each to find is accessed in around 15 minutes on Experts Exchange.

-Mike Kapnisakis, Warner Bros