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Class date

boost::gregorian::date — A date type based on gregorian_calendar.


class date {
// types
typedef gregorian_calendar::year_type year_type;
typedef gregorian_calendar::month_type month_type;
typedef gregorian_calendar::day_type day_type;
typedef gregorian_calendar::day_of_year_type day_of_year_type;
typedef gregorian_calendar::ymd_type ymd_type;
typedef gregorian_calendar::date_rep_type date_rep_type;
typedef gregorian_calendar::date_int_type date_int_type;
typedef date_duration duration_type;

// construct/copy/destruct
date(year_type, month_type, day_type);
date(const ymd_type &);
date(const date_int_type &);

// public member functions
date_int_type julian_day() const;
day_of_year_type day_of_year() const;
long modjulian_day() const;
int week_number() const;
date_int_type day_number() const;
date end_of_month() const;


This class is the primary interface for programming with greogorian dates. The is a lightweight type that can be freely passed by value. All comparison operators are supported.

date construct/copy/destruct

  1. date();
  2. date(year_type y, month_type m, day_type d);
  3. date(const ymd_type & ymd);
  4. date(const date_int_type & rhs);
  5. date(date_rep_type rhs);
  6. date(special_values sv);

date public member functions

  1. date_int_type julian_day() const;
  2. day_of_year_type day_of_year() const;
  3. long modjulian_day() const;
  4. int week_number() const;
  5. date_int_type day_number() const;
  6. date end_of_month() const;
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