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Resources can be types of tables, views or routines, referenced by the resource_id = project_id.dataset_name.resource_name.

Date-Bounded Table Function

A table function is identical to a view, except it can accept arguments. This is especially useful when working with date-partitioned or date-sharded source data, as by using start_date and end_date as table function DATE arguments, only the specific date range requested is queried or billed for. A Date-Bounded Table Function (DBTF) has precisely two DATE parameters as arguments: start_date and end_date.

The syntax for creating a Date-Bounded Table Function is:

CREATE OR REPLACE TABLE FUNCTION `project_id.dataset_id.transform_function_name` (start_date DATE, end_date DATE)
WITH get_source_data AS (
    SELECT * 
    FROM `project_id.dataset_id.table_name`
    WHERE date_column BETWEEN start_date AND end_date)...


FROM ...

Note that using the start_date and end_date DATE arguments in the query is optional, but they must be defined as table function arguments.