Credit card expiration date

Hello,
Credit card expiration date  - I want fill the drop down with MM/YY format

for e.g:

10/14
11/14
12/14
01/15
02/15
and so on... for next 10 or 12 years..


I am using C# /asp.net.  Any idea?


Thanks
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Kyle AbrahamsSenior .Net DeveloperCommented:
two loops should do it.  Note that this was coded by hand so there may be a couple of compiler errors.

int m = DateTime.Now.Month;

for (int y = DateTime.Now.Year; y <= DateTime.Now.Year + 12; y++)
{
  while (m <= 12)
  {
     string val = String.Format("{0:D2}/{1}", m, y.ToString().Substring(2,2));   
    //add val to dropdown list.
    m++;
  }
   m = 1;
}

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mani_saiAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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Ron MalmsteadInformation Services ManagerCommented:
..why not just have two dropdowns?  ..usually it's one dropdown for months, one for years.. on most websites.
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Chris StanyonWebDevCommented:
Here's an alternative without the need for 2 loops - just use the AddMonths() method:

DateTime expiryDate = DateTime.Today;

// Loop through for 36 months
for (int i = 0; i < 36; i++)
{
	// Add the value to your dropdown
	comboBoxExpiryDate.Items.Add((object)expiryDate.ToString("MM/yy"));
	
	// Add a month
	expiryDate = expiryDate.AddMonths(1);
}

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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
And here is an example that uses linq:
foreach (var cc in (from d in Enumerable.Range(0, 144) let now = DateTime.Now.AddMonths(d) select now.ToString("MM/yy")))
	comboBoxExpiryDate.Items.Add(cc);

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mani_saiAuthor Commented:
Thanks to all of you.
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