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(PHP 5 >= 5.5.0, PHP 7, PHP 8, PECL >= 3.0.0a1)

IntlCalendar::afterWhether this objectʼs time is after that of the passed object


Object-oriented style

public IntlCalendar::after(IntlCalendar $other): bool

Procedural style

intlcal_after(IntlCalendar $calendar, IntlCalendar $other): bool

Returns whether this objectʼs time succeeds the argumentʼs time.



An IntlCalendar instance.


The calendar whose time will be checked against the primary objectʼs time.

Return Values

Returns true if this objectʼs current time is after that of the calendar argumentʼs time. Returns false otherwise.

On failure false is also returned. To detect error conditions use intl_get_error_code(), or set up Intl to throw exceptions.


Example #1 IntlCalendar::after()

= IntlCalendar::createInstance();
$cal2 = clone $cal1;

var_dump($cal1->after($cal2), //false
$cal2->after($cal1)); //false

$cal1->roll(IntlCalendar::FIELD_MILLISECOND, true);

var_dump($cal1->after($cal2), //true
$cal2->after($cal1)); //false

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