now

Gets the current date and time of the computer running
the CFML server.

now() → returns DateTime

Examples sample code invoking the now function


Using now() in Script

Let's display the current server datetime using script.

writeOutput( 'The current date and time is: ' & now() );

Expected Result: The current date and time is: {ts '2014-03-19 15:27:42'}


Using now() in Tagged CFML

Let's display the current server datetime using tagged CFML.

<p>The current date and time is: <cfoutput>#now()#</cfoutput></p>

Expected Result: The current date and time is: {ts '2014-03-19 15:27:42'}


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