SqlMethods.DateDiffMinute Method (Nullable<DateTime>, Nullable<DateTime>)

Counts the number of minute boundaries between two nullable dates.

Namespace:  System.Data.Linq.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Linq (in System.Data.Linq.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Shared Function DateDiffMinute ( _
    startDate As Nullable(Of DateTime), _
    endDate As Nullable(Of DateTime) _
) As Nullable(Of Integer)
public static Nullable<int> DateDiffMinute(
    Nullable<DateTime> startDate,
    Nullable<DateTime> endDate
)

Parameters

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<Int32>
When both parameters are not nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), returns the number of minute boundaries between the two specified dates. When one or both parameters are nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), returns a nulla null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic) value.

Remarks

Corresponds to the SQL Server DATEDIFF function; using minute to specify the type of time boundary crossed. For more about this SQL Server function, see DATEDIFF in the Microsoft SQL Server Books Online.

Version Information

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

Platforms

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