DateTime.Today Vs DateTime.Now

DateTime.Today Vs DateTime.Now

What is difference between DateTime.Today and DateTime.Now? Here we will see examples of (VB.Net) and (C#.net)

c# Date Format

[C#] example of DateTime Today

using System;
namespace DateAndTime.Examples
{
class Program
{
static void Main(string[] args)
{
Console.WriteLine("Today using DateTime.Today is {0}", DateTime.Today);
Console.WriteLine("Today using DateTime.Now  is: {0}", DateTime.Now);
Console.ReadLine();
}
}
}
VB.net Program

(VB.net) Example of DateTime Today

Namespace DateAndTime.Examples
Class Program
Private Shared Sub Main(args As String())
Console.WriteLine("Today using DateTime.Today is {0}", DateTime.Today)
Console.WriteLine("Today using DateTime.Now  is: {0}", DateTime.Now)
Console.ReadLine()
End Sub
End Class
End Namespace
Output
Today using DateTime.Today is 1/1/2012 12:00:00 AM.
Today using DateTime.Now  is: 1/1/2012 6:29:42 PM.
Description

As you can see in output DateTime.Today only gives today's date and default time as 12:00:00. DateTime.Now gives current time of running thread with today's date.

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