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How to compare DateTime in C#?

To compare 2 dates in C# you can use method Compare(param1, param2) part of class DateTime which takes 2 dates as parameter and return an integer value of: 1, 0, -1:
1) Value -1 means before/earlier date.
2) Value 0 means equal/ same date.
3) value 1 means after/later date.


using System;

public class Program
	public static void Main()
		DateTime date1 = new DateTime(2022, 8, 1, 0, 0, 0);
		DateTime date2 = new DateTime(2022, 8, 1, 12, 0, 0);
		int result = DateTime.Compare(date1, date2);

		string comparaisonMessage = "";

		if (result < 0)
		   comparaisonMessage = "date1 is earlier than date2";
		else if (result == 0)
		   comparaisonMessage = "date1 is the same time as date2";
		   comparaisonMessage = "date1 is later than date2";


date1 is earlier than date2


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