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Javascript Date getDay() Method


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Description:

Javascript date getDay() method returns the day of the week for the specified date according to local time.The value returned by getDay is an integer corresponding to the day of the week: 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.

Syntax:

Date.getDay()

Here is the detail of parameters:

  • NA

Return Value:

Returns the day of the week for the specified date according to local time.

Example:

<html>
<head>
<title>JavaScript getDay Method</title>
</head>
<body>
<script type="text/javascript">
   var dt = new Date("December 25, 1995 23:15:00");
   document.write("getDay() : " + dt.getDay() ); 
</script>
</body>
</html>

This will produce following result:

getDay() : 1 

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.



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