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Posted 22 Mar 2004

CWeek - A class for getting the weekday and weeknumber

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Getting the weekday and weeknumber.


This is my first attempt ever to write an article of any kind. I don't have much experience in programming, but I would love some feedback about this article in order to learn. English is not my primary language so be nice to me. :-)


I'm currently working on a calender application with a friend of mine, and knowing the weekday and the weeknumber is somehow fundamental. ;)

I can't remember where I found the algorithms and information necessary to know how to retrieve the weekday and weeknumber, but if you know, then contact me and I will give the person credits for it.

How to use CWeek

CWeek is easy to use. First, declare an instance of the object.
CWeek date;
After this you should set the date. For example October 15, 2004.
To retrieve the weekday or the weeknumber, simply use:
nWeeknumber = date.getWeeknumber();
nWeekday = date.getWeekday();


  • 23 March 2004
    • Initial version.


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Patrik Svensson
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GeneralWhich week number Pin
Willzyba22-Nov-04 5:12
memberWillzyba22-Nov-04 5:12 
GeneralSome Comments Pin
Johann Gerell25-Mar-04 12:37
memberJohann Gerell25-Mar-04 12:37 
GeneralRe: Some Comments Pin
Patrik Svensson26-Mar-04 5:54
memberPatrik Svensson26-Mar-04 5:54 
GeneralWhy not base this class on CDateTime Pin
Gerard Nicol23-Mar-04 14:47
memberGerard Nicol23-Mar-04 14:47 
GeneralRe: Why not base this class on CDateTime Pin
Gerard Nicol23-Mar-04 14:55
memberGerard Nicol23-Mar-04 14:55 
GeneralRe: Why not base this class on CDateTime Pin
Eric Lapouge23-Mar-04 21:37
memberEric Lapouge23-Mar-04 21:37 
GeneralRe: Why not base this class on CDateTime Pin
Johann Gerell25-Mar-04 12:39
memberJohann Gerell25-Mar-04 12:39 
GeneralMisc comments Pin
Eric Lapouge23-Mar-04 6:50
memberEric Lapouge23-Mar-04 6:50 
GeneralRe: Misc comments Pin
Patrik Svensson23-Mar-04 7:00
memberPatrik Svensson23-Mar-04 7:00 
GeneralRe: Misc comments Pin
Eric Lapouge23-Mar-04 7:26
memberEric Lapouge23-Mar-04 7:26 
GeneralKISS - Keep it simply stated Pin
NGS 54967223-Mar-04 6:36
memberNGS 54967223-Mar-04 6:36 
GeneralRe: KISS - Keep it simply stated Pin
Patrik Svensson23-Mar-04 7:08
memberPatrik Svensson23-Mar-04 7:08 

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