Return the name of the weekday - Javascript Date

Javascript examples for Date:getDay


Return the name of the weekday

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

<p id="demo"></p>

function myFunction() {/* ww w .  j a  v  a 2  s  . c  o m*/
    var d = new Date();
    var weekday = new Array(7);
    weekday[0] = "Sunday";
    weekday[1] = "Monday";
    weekday[2] = "Tuesday";
    weekday[3] = "Wednesday";
    weekday[4] = "Thursday";
    weekday[5] = "Friday";
    weekday[6] = "Saturday";

    var n = weekday[d.getDay()];
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = n;


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