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    getUTCDay

    Summary

    The getUTCDay() method returns the day of the week in the specified date according to universal time, where 0 represents Sunday.

    Syntax

    dateObj.getUTCDay()

    Parameters

    None.

    Returns

    The value returned by getUTCDay is an integer corresponding to the day of the week: 0 for Sunday, 1 for Monday, 2 for Tuesday, and so on.

    Examples

    Example: Using getUTCDay

    The following example assigns the weekday portion of the current date to the variable weekday.

    var weekday;
    Today = new Date()
    weekday = Today.getUTCDay()
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3 Standard Initial definition.
    ECMAScript Language Specification 5.1th Edition (ECMA-262) Standard  
    ECMAScript Language Specification 6th Edition (ECMA-262) Draft  

    Browser compatibility

    Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
    Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
    Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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    Last updated by: Sevenspade,
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