Example : Display Current Date
// program to display the date // get local machine date time let date = new Date(); // get the date as a string let n = date.toDateString(); // get the time as a string let time = date.toLocaleTimeString(); // display date console.log('Date: ' + n); // display time console.log('Time: ' + time);
Date: Wed Aug 26 2020 Time: 1:13:12 PM
In the above example, the
new Date() constructor is used to create a date object. Then,
new Date() gives the current date and time.
let date = new Date(); console.log(date); // Sun Aug 23 2020 10:46:38 GMT+0545 (+0545)
toDateString() method returns the date portion of a date object.
let n = date.toDateString(); console.log(n); // Wed Aug 26 2020
toLocaleTimeString() method returns the time portion of a date object.
let time = date.toLocaleTimeString(); console.log(time); // 1:13:12 PM
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