JavaScript constructor Property: Date Object


The constructor property of the date object specifies the function that creates an object's prototype.


Implemented in JavaScript 1.1



Object: The name of the object (Required).


In the following web document, the constructor property returns the reference to the function that creates the object.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript date object - constructor property example</title>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : constructor property</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
a= new Date("December 25, 2009 23:16:00")
document.write("The object is constructed from : "+a.constructor); 

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Supported Browser

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See also:

Javascript Date Objects - Properties and Methods

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