XQuery - current-dateTime Function


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The current-dateTime function is used to return the current date and time.

Syntax

current-dateTime()

Example

XQuery Expression

let $datetime := current-dateTime()

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

Output

<results>
   <datetime>2014-10-27T14:55:58.621+05:30</datetime>result
</results>

Here T separates the date with time and +5:30 represents 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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