DateTime From World Clock API

A simple REST API get method call to retrieve the datetime from http://worldclockapi.com service. <# This script returns the current date time from http://worldclockapi.com/ using REST API service. You can find the latest uri from the site above. Eastern Standard Time http://worldclockapi.com/api/json/est/now Coordinated Universal Time http://worldclockapi.com/api/json/utc/now Also supports JSONP Central European Standard Time http://worldclockapi.com/api/jsonp/cet/now?callback=mycallback #> # utc time url [string] $WorldClockAPIUrl = 'http://worldclockapi.com/api/json/utc/now' # Invoke Get method. The API returns the output in json format, but by default Invoke-RestMethod will convert from JSON to readable format (pacustomobject) [psobject] $ApiResult = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Uri $WorldClockAPIUrl <# Selecting only current datetime from the api output $id : 1 currentDateTime : 2019-02-27T11:51Z utcOffset : 00:00:00 isDayLightSavingsTime : False dayOfTheWeek : Tuesday timeZoneName : UTC currentFileTime : 131957418910000000 ordinalDate : 2019-58 serviceResponse : #> [string] $UTCTimeString = $ApiResult.currentDateTime # Convert the string to datetime using .Net datetime class method Parse(), and returns datetime in default culture [datetime]$DateTime = [System.DateTime]::Parse($UTCTimeString) # output datetime return $DateTime