toTimeString() method returns the time portion of a
Date object in human readable form in English.
A string representing the time portion of the given date in human readable form in English.
Date instances refer to a specific point in time. Calling
toString() will return the date formatted in
a human readable form in English. Sometimes it is desirable to obtain a string of the time
portion; such a thing can be accomplished with the
toTimeString() method is especially useful because compliant engines
implementing ECMA-262 may
differ in the string obtained from
Date objects, as the format is implementation-dependent; simple string
slicing approaches may not produce consistent results across multiple engines.
const d = new Date(1993, 6, 28, 14, 39, 7); console.log(d.toString()); // Wed Jul 28 1993 14:39:07 GMT-0600 (PDT) console.log(d.toTimeString()); // 14:39:07 GMT-0600 (PDT)
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