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    Date.prototype.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 today = new Date();
    var weekday = today.getUTCDay();
    

    Specifications

    Specification Status Comment
    ECMAScript 1st Edition. Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3.
    ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCDay' in that specification.
    Standard  
    ECMAScript 6 (ECMA-262)
    The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCDay' in that specification.
    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)

    See also

    Document Tags and Contributors

    Contributors to this page: evilpie, Sheppy, fscholz, Mingun, Ptak82, Maian, Dria, pimmhogeling
    Last updated by: Mingun,
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