Play with Week, Month, Current/Fiscal Year #'s with Apex Salesforce

Apex Oct 04, 2014

NOTE: Please find difference between 'w' & 'W' below

Week

  • **Current Week #** in **Current Year** `system.now().format('w')`
  • **Current Week #** in **current Month** `system.now().format('W')`
  • NOTE: Please find difference between 'w' & 'W' above

    Month

  • To get **Current Month** as Integer `system.now().format('M')`
  • To get **Current Month** as semi string i.e, **Jan, Feb, Mar** and so on `system.now().format('MMM')` `system.now().format('MMM')`
  • To get **Current Month** as full string i.e., **January, February** and so on `system.now().format('MMMM')`
  • Year

  • Current Year as **XXXX** => `system.now().format('Y')`
  • Current Year as **XX** => `system.now().format('YY')`
  • NOTE: Format methods returns as String, from string convert into respective dataType

    Time

  • **AM/PM** => `system.now().format('a')`
  • **Hour** in Day **(00-23)** => `system.now().format('a')`
  • **Hour** in Day **(01-24)** => `system.now().format('k')`
  • **Hour** in AM/PM **(00-11)** => `system.now().format('a')`
  • **Hour** in AM/PM **(01-12)** => `system.now().format('a')`
  • **Minute** in **Hour** => `system.now().format('m')`
  • **Second** in **Minute** => `system.now().format('s')`
  • **MilliSecond** in **Minute** => `system.now().format('S')`
  • **Time Zone** => `system.now().format('z')`
  • Display Date in Different Types as follows,

    Magic with Apex Dates with DAYS
    Use Case Syntax Output
    Day in Week system.now().format('F') Integer
    Day in Month system.now().format('d') Integer
    Day in Year system.now().format('D') Integer
    Day as Week system.now().format('E') SUN, MON, TUE
    Day as Week system.now().format('EEEE') SUNDAY, MONDAY, TUESDAY

    Note For all above methods GMT timezone is default. In order to get results as per your Timezone pass TIMEZONE as extra parameter.

    For e.g., IST, PST, EDT etc.. so methods looks like system.now().format('d', 'IST')


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    Phanindra Mangipudi

    Salesforce, Lightning Web Componets, Node.Js, Angular 2+, Bootstrap