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Ways to convert string to date in Javascript

This article was originally posted in my blog.

A string date can be of three types and, we will convert each of those to a date object in javascript.
Formats of string date:

  • yyyy-mm-dd
  • mm-dd-yyyy
  • dd-mm-yyyy

Convert yyyy-mm-dd format string to date in javascript

We can pass the yyyy-mm-dd format string directly in the new Date() constructor as below example.

let date_string = "2020/04/03/"; // Apr 03 2020
let output = new Date(date_string);

console.log(output.toString()); // Fri Apr 03 2020 00:00:00 
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Next two conversions are,

  • mm-dd-yyyy
  • dd-mm-yyyy

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