CoffeeScript Date - getFullYear()


The getFullYear() method returns the year of the specified date according to local time. The value returned by getFullYear() is an absolute number. For dates between the years 1000 and 9999, getFullYear() returns a four-digit number, for example, 2008.


Given below is the syntax of getFullYear() method.



The following example demonstrates the usage of the getFullYear() method in CoffeeScript. Save this code in a file with name

dt = new Date "February 19, 2016 23:15:00"
console.log "The year the current date object is : " + dt.getFullYear() 

Open the command prompt and compile the .coffee file as shown below.

c:\> coffee -c

On compiling, it gives you the following JavaScript.

// Generated by CoffeeScript 1.10.0
(function() {
  var dt;

  dt = new Date("February 19, 2016 23:15:00");

  console.log("The year the current date object is : " + dt.getFullYear());


Now, open the command prompt again, and run the CoffeeScript file as shown below.

c:\> coffee

On executing, the CoffeeScript file produces the following output.

The year the current date object is : 2016
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