CoffeeScript Date - setUTCMilliseconds()


The setUTCMilliseconds() method sets the milliseconds for a specified date according to universal time.


Given below is the syntax of setUTCMilliseconds() method.


Parameter Detail

  • millisecondsValue − A number between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds.

If a parameter you specify is outside the expected range, setUTCMilliseconds attempts to update the date information in the Date object accordingly. For example, if you use 1100 for millisecondsValue, the seconds stored in the Date object will be incremented by 1, and 100 will be used for milliseconds.


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

dt = new Date "February 19, 2016 23:15:00"
dt.setUTCMilliseconds 1100  
console.log dt

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");




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.

Fri Feb 19 2016 23:15:01 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
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