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JavaScript: Get the current date

JavaScript Datetime: Exercise-2 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to get the current date.

Test Data :
console.log(curday('/'));
console.log(curday('-'));
Output :
"11/13/2014"
"11-13-2014"

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Get the current date</title>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

var curday = function(sp){
today = new Date();
var dd = today.getDate();
var mm = today.getMonth()+1; //As January is 0.
var yyyy = today.getFullYear();

if(dd<10) dd='0'+dd;
if(mm<10) mm='0'+mm;
return (mm+sp+dd+sp+yyyy);
};
console.log(curday('/'));
console.log(curday('-'));

Sample Output:

06/19/2018
06-19-2018

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript- Get the current date

Live Demo:

See the Pen JavaScript - Get the current date-date-ex- 2 by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.


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