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DatePeriod::getEndDate

(PHP 5 >= 5.6.5, PHP 7)

DatePeriod::getEndDate Gets the end date

Description

Object oriented style

public DateTimeInterface DatePeriod::getEndDate ( void )

Gets the end date of the period.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns NULL if the DatePeriod does not have an end date. For example, when initialized with the recurrences parameter, or the isostr parameter without an end date.

Returns a DateTimeImmutable object when the DatePeriod is initialized with a DateTimeImmutable object as the end parameter.

Returns a DateTime object otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 DatePeriod::getEndDate() example

<?php
$period 
= new DatePeriod(
    new 
DateTime('2016-05-16T00:00:00Z'),
    new 
DateInterval('P1D'),
    new 
DateTime('2016-05-20T00:00:00Z')
);
$start $period->getEndDate();
echo 
$start->format(DateTime::ISO8601);
?>

The above examples will output:

2016-05-20T00:00:00+0000

Example #2 DatePeriod::getEndDate() without an end date

<?php
$period 
= new DatePeriod(
    new 
DateTime('2016-05-16T00:00:00Z'),
    new 
DateInterval('P1D'),
    
7
);
var_dump($period->getEndDate());
?>

The above example will output:

NULL

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mauro dot chojrin at leewayweb dot com
1 month ago
Why can't I ask for end date on a period based on recurrences?

I understand I never specified such a property, but it's a really easy calculation... shouldn't it be built in?
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