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Code to check whether a given date falls on weekend or holidays

Sonali Sabnis
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Joined: Aug 25, 2008
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Hi,

Can anyone provide a code fragment which will accept a date and check if it falls on weekend or holidays.
If it falls on weekend or holidays then I need to increment that date in order to check again if the new date( incremented) falls on holiday or weekend.

Appriciate yoor help and quick responses.
Campbell Ritchie
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The Calendar classes will return day of week; I hope that's useful for a start.
Rob Spoor
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As for holidays, you will need to specify what the holidays are. THese are different for each country, and will even be different each year (Easter and such).

If you have such a collection or array of holidays you can compare:


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