w3resource

JavaScript: Get a numeric representation of a month

JavaScript Datetime: Exercise-26 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to get a numeric representation of a month, with leading zeros (01 through 12).

Test Data:
dt = new Date(2015, 10, 1);
console.log(numeric_month(dt));
"11"

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript function to get a numeric representation of a month, with leading zeros (01 through 12).</title>
</head>
<body>

</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

function numeric_month(dt)
{
  return (dt.getMonth() < 9 ? '0' : '') + (dt.getMonth() + 1); 
}
dt = new Date(); 
console.log(numeric_month(dt)); 

dt = new Date(2015, 10, 1); 
console.log(numeric_month(dt));

Sample Output:

06
11

Flowchart:

Flowchart: JavaScript- Get a numeric representation of a month

Live Demo:

See the Pen JavaScript - Get a numeric representation of a month-date-ex-26 by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.


Improve this sample solution and post your code through Disqus

Previous: Write a JavaScript function to get a full textual representation of a month, such as January or June.
Next: Write a JavaScript function to get a short textual representation of a month, three letters (Jan through Dec).

What is the difficulty level of this exercise?

Test your Programming skills with w3resource's quiz.



JavaScript: Tips of the Day

Converts a string to title case

Example:

const toTitleCase = str =>
  str
    .match(/[A-Z]{2,}(?=[A-Z][a-z]+[0-9]*|\b)|[A-Z]?[a-z]+[0-9]*|[A-Z]|[0-9]+/g)
    .map(x => x.charAt(0).toUpperCase() + x.slice(1))
    .join(' ');
console.log(toTitleCase('some_database_field_name')); // 'Some Database Field Name'
console.log(toTitleCase('Some label that needs to be title-cased')); // 'Some Label That Needs To Be Title Cased'
console.log(toTitleCase('some-package-name')); // 'Some Package Name'
console.log(toTitleCase('some-mixed_string with spaces_underscores-and-hyphens')); // 'Some Mixed String With Spaces Underscores And Hyphens' 

Output:

"Some Database Field Name"
"Some Label That Needs To Be Title Cased"
"Some Package Name"
"Some Mixed String With Spaces Underscores And Hyphens"