In this post, we will learn how to read the current date and time value in a human-readable format. We can print the current date-time in different ways. In this post, we will learn different ways to do that.
toDateString method returns the value of a date object in human readable format. We can use Date() to get the current date-time and use toDateString method to print the value.
Below example shows how to use toDateString():
var date = new Date(); console.log(date.toDateString())
If you run this code, it will print the below output:
Sun Dec 20 2020
It is an easy way to get the date-time in a human-readable format.
We can also use the below methods to get each date, time, day values separately:
getDay(): get the day of the week from 0 to 6 getDate(): get the day of the month from 1 to 31 getFullYear(): get the full year in four digits getHours(): get the hours from 0 to 23 getMinutes(): get the minutes from 0 to 59 getMonths(): get the months from 0 to 11
These methods can be used to form the date in the required format.
var date = new Date(); console.log(date.getDate()+"/"+(date.getMonth()+1)+"/"+date.getFullYear())
It will print: