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    Date.prototype.getDay()

    Summary

    The getDay() method returns the day of the week for the specified date according to local time, where 0 represents Sunday.

    Syntax

    dateObj.getDay()

    Parameters

    None.

    Returns

    The value returned by getDay() 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 getDay()

    The second statement below assigns the value 1 to weekday, based on the value of the Date object Xmas95. December 25, 1995, is a Monday.

    var Xmas95 = new Date('December 25, 1995 23:15:30');
    var weekday = Xmas95.getDay();
    
    console.log(weekday); // 1
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.0.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getDay' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getDay' in that specification.
    Standard  

    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: Mingun,
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