EDT:EGL Language Primitive Type Date

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  • The operations provided by the Date type are specified in the EDate External Type
  • When a new Date is constructed, its value is set to the current date
  • The rules for converting a String to a Date can be found in the 'asString' function of the EDate External Type
  • The rules for converting a Date to a String without a specified format can be found in the 'asString' function of the EString External Type
  • The rules for converting a Date to a String with a specified format can be found in the 'format' function of the StringLib External Type
  • Date formats for ISO, USA, EUR, and JIS can be found in the Constants Library
  • The StrLib External Type is provided for formatting Date values as Strings using functions introduced in RBD. 
  • There is no support for defaultDateFormat in EDT.