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JavaScript getMinutes() Method: Date Object

Description

The getMinutes() method is used to get the minutes from the current time according to local time. The value returned by getMinutes() method is a number between 0 and 59.

Version

Implemented in JavaScript 1.0

Syntax

getMinutes()
javascript date object getminutes

Example:

In the following web document getMinutes() method returns the minutes portion of the current time.

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1" />
<title>JavaScript date object - getMinutes() method example</title>
</head>
<body>
<h1 style="color: red">JavaScript date object : getMinutes() method</h1>
<hr />
<script type="text/javascript">
//This is done to make the following JavaScript code compatible to XHTML. <![CDATA[
current_date = new Date()
cmm = current_date.getMinutes()
document.write(cmm)
//]]>
</script>
</body>
</html>

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Supported Browser

Internet Explorer 7 Firefox 3.6 Google Chrome 7 Safari 5.0.1 Opera 10
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See also:

JavaScript Core objects, methods, properties.

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JavaScript: Tips of the Day

Returns the difference (in days) between two dates

Example:

const tips_DiffBetweenDates = (dateInitial, dateFinal) =>
  (dateFinal - dateInitial) / (1000 * 3600 * 24);
console.log(tips_DiffBetweenDates(new Date('2020-05-13'), new Date('2020-06-05')));

Output:

23