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Go – How to get current weekday in go

Here, We are going to learn about how to get current weekday in go and what function will be used to get the current weekday with program and example.

We will use Weekday() method of time package to get current weekday in go.

Function prototype:

func (t Time) Weekday() Weekday

Return type:

Weekday() method of time package returns the day of the week specified by given time i.e t.

Weekday: type Weekday int

const (
Sunday Weekday = iota
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
)

Example:

t := time.Now().Weekday()

Now t will have current weekday.

Program:

package main

import (

  "fmt"
  "time"
)

func main() {


  week_day := time.Now().Weekday()

  fmt.Println("Current Week day:  ", week_day)

  week_day_in_no := int(week_day)

  fmt.Println("Current Week day as number:  ", week_day_in_no)

}

Output:

Current Week day: Friday

Current Week day as number: 5

To learn more about golang, You can refer given below link:

https://www.techieindoor.com/go-lang-tutorial/

References:

 https://golang.org/doc/
 https://golang.org/pkg/
Posted in golang, time

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