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VB.NET Language in a Nutshell, Second Edition by Steven Roman PhD, Paul Lomax, Ron Petrusha

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Name

Directory.GetCreationTime Method

Class

System.IO.Directory

Syntax

Directory.GetCreationTime(path)
path (required; String)

A valid path

Return Value

A Date value indicating the creation date and time of the directory

Description

Indicates when a given directory was created

Rules at a Glance

  • path can be either an absolute path (a complete path from the root directory to the directory whose creation time is to be retrieved) or a relative path (starting from the current directory to the directory whose creation time and existence is to be retrieved).

  • path can be either a path on the local system, the path of a mapped network drive, or a UNC path.

  • path cannot contain wildcard characters.

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