Converting VBScript's FormatDateTime Function
Definition: Returns an expression formatted as a date or time.
The .NET Framework enables you to create a vast array of custom date formats, far too many to cover in this introductory guide. Fortunately, you can create the four basic date-time formats without having to use any fancy (and sometimes confusing) custom formatting strings. Instead, just employ the four methods shown below:
$a = (get-date).tolongdatestring() $a = (get-date).toshortdatestring() $a = (get-date).tolongtimestring() $a = (get-date).toshorttimestring()
When you run these commands and then echo back the values of $a you should get something similar to the following, in order:
Wednesday, September 13, 2006 9/13/2006 7:57:25 PM 7:57 PM