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JavaScript DHTML » Development » Date 
A Dynamic Welcome Message

/*
JavaScript Bible, Fourth Edition
by Danny Goodman 

John Wiley & Sons CopyRight 2001
*/

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Date String Maker</TITLE>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
function MakeArray(n) {
    this.length = n
    return this
}
monthNames = new MakeArray(12)
monthNames[1"January"
monthNames[2"February"
monthNames[3"March"
monthNames[4"April"
monthNames[5"May"
monthNames[6"June"
monthNames[7"July"
monthNames[8"August"
monthNames[9"September"
monthNames[10"October"
monthNames[11"November"
monthNames[12"December"
dayNames = new MakeArray(7)
dayNames[1"Sunday"
dayNames[2"Monday"
dayNames[3"Tuesday"
dayNames[4"Wednesday"
dayNames[5"Thursday"
dayNames[6"Friday"
dayNames[7"Saturday"
function customDateString(oneDate) {
    var theDay = dayNames[oneDate.getDay() 1]
    var theMonth = monthNames[oneDate.getMonth() 1]
    var theYear = oneDate.getYear()
    theYear += (theYear < 1001900 0
    return theDay + ", " + theMonth + " " + oneDate.getDate() ", " + theYear
}
function dayPart(oneDate) {
    var theHour = oneDate.getHours()
    if (theHour <)
        return "wee hours"
    if (theHour < 12)
        return "morning"
    if (theHour < 18)
        return "afternoon"
    return "evening"
}
</SCRIPT>
</HEAD>
<BODY>
<H1> Welcome!</H1>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
today = new Date()
var header = (customDateString(today)).italics()
header += "<BR>We hope you are enjoying the "
header += dayPart(today"."
document.write(header)
</SCRIPT>
<HR>
</BODY>
</HTML>


           
       
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