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Thread: Resetting a Variable on a Day of the Month

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    Default Resetting a Variable on a Day of the Month

    Hello, could someone people help me, i have a small project to complete where part of it is that a variable must reset to its original value on the 1st of every month.

    Is there any way which this can be done?


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    Default Re: Resetting a Variable on a Day of the Month

    There are a number of ways you could do this, depending on exactly what you want to happen.

    You could set up some kind of polling mechanism that checks the date every x minutes. This eats up more resources but will be more responsive to things like the user changing the date.

    Or you could use a Thread or a Timer and wait a month between loops.

    Or you could set up a function that returns a different value depending on what month it is.

    Like I said, which way you go really depends on exactly how you want your program to work.
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