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Advocate II

Create a working calendar

This Flow creates a calendar that distinguishes working days from holidays, for human resource management.

Saturdays and Sundays are distinguished as Festivity, and public holidays are loaded from a list that must be populated differently for each country.


First I created a flow, in this case the trigger is manual, then I defined for which year we want to create the calendar, in this case I selected the current year, then I defined the first day of the year and how many days the year is made up of.


I used compose to define the three parameters




YEAR: formatDateTime(utcNow(),'yyyy')


FIRST DAY: formatDateTime(concat(outputs('Year'),'-01-01'),'yyyy-MM-dd')


AMOUNT OF DAYS: add(div(sub(ticks(formatDateTime(concat(outputs('Year'),'-12-31'),'yyyy-MM-dd')),ticks(formatDateTime(concat(outputs('Year'),'-01-01'),'yyyy-MM-dd'))),864000000000),1)


To calculate the number of days I used the ticks function.


The holiday list is very simple



So I took the holiday list and created a filtered vector with




FROM: the value of Get items Holidays

MAP: the name of the field in the list that contains the date of the holiday, and the date of the holiday in month-day format so that it can be used for any year



So I created a <First Calendar> in which all the days of the year are entered with the day of the week specified and if it is a public holiday


You can choose to change the format, I set the following properties:
Date: the date of the day of the year;
Day of week: the number of the day of the week (0 Sunday, 6 Saturday);
Festivity: if it is a Saturday or a Sunday;
Holiday: if it is a holiday


The format of the array object is:

"Date": formatDateTime(addDays(outputs('First_day_of_year'),item()), 'yyyy-MM-dd'),
"Day of week": dayOfWeek(addDays(outputs('First_day_of_year'),item())),
"Holiday": false,
"Festivity": if(equals(dayOfWeek(addDays(outputs('First_day_of_year'),item())),0),true,if(equals(dayOfWeek(addDays(outputs('First_day_of_year'),item())),6),true,false))


Note that at this time the holidays have not yet been defined


So I created the vector that will be my final calendar



For each day of the calendar, I check if it is present in the holiday list, then I populate the vector of the final calendar with the correct values




The Apply to each named "each day" , list the output of <First Calendar> then

I filter the array Holidays to find the day into the cycle,

@contains(item()?['holiday_date'], formatDateTime(items('each_day')?['Date'], 'MM-dd'))

the condition checks if the date is present in the holiday vector


Then I append the correct value into the Calendar

"Date": item()['Date'],
"Day of week":item()['Day of week'] ,
"Holiday": if yes true or if no false,
"Festivity": item()['Festivity']


The result of the Calendar is like this









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