isDate

Determines whether a string or Java object can be converted
to a date/time value.

isDate(Object) → returns boolean

Argument Reference for the isDate function

Object

Required: Yes
A string or variable name

Examples sample code invoking the isDate function


Simple example

To determine whether a string can be converted to a date/time value.

<cfset Date = CreateDate(2012, 12, 12)>
<cfset result = isDate(Date)>
<cfoutput>#result#</cfoutput>

Expected Result: Yes


Simple example

To determine whether a string can be converted to a date/time value.

<cfset result = isDate("Date")>
<cfoutput>#result#</cfoutput>

Expected Result: No


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