XQuery - current-date Function


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The current-date function is used to return the current date.

Syntax

current-date()

Example

XQuery Expression

let $date := current-date()

return
<results>
   <date>{$date}</date>
</results>

Output

<results>
   <date>2014-10-27+05:30</date>
</results>

Here +5:30 is the relative GMT time of the server.

Verify the Result

In order to test the above-mentioned functionality, replace the contents of books.xqy (mentioned in Environment Setup chapter) with the above XQuery expression and execute the XQueryTester java program to verify the result.

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