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DeSerialize JSON UNIX time easily

By Sudeep on 12/21/2018

If you have consumed any REST API , I am sure you would have come across the cryptic JSON date time format known as the Unix time or Unix Epoch. Few years back it used to be a pain to convert the weird thing to C# DateTime during desrializing process. Thankfully it is now as easy as writing one line extra in your code.
I will be using Newtonsoft to do the deserializing.

So here is the payload

I have designed this model to do the bulk of work, note the two date time attributes have been decorated with something extra.

As you may have guessed next comes the easy part

And this is the output.


 

 

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