Find out different in workdays between 2 dates using timespan – sample

The sample itself explains everything.


class Program


  static void Main(string[] args)


    //Aug 05 2011

    DateTime date1 = DateTime.Parse( “08/05/2011”);

    DateTime date2 = DateTime.Parse( “12/01/2011”);

    TimeSpan diff = new TimeSpan();

    //Subtract the date and print result

    diff = date2 – date1;


    int intWeekend = 0;

    //using Parallel loop to find all saturday and sunday

    Parallel.For(0, diff.Days, i =>


      if ((date1.AddDays(i).DayOfWeek.ToString() == “Saturday”) || (date1.AddDays(i).DayOfWeek.ToString() == “Sunday”))





      //Total days minor saturday and sunday





About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
This entry was posted in .Net and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Find out different in workdays between 2 dates using timespan – sample

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s