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Gaute Meek Olsen
Gaute Meek Olsen

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Formated clock in JavaScript

How to get a formatted clock display easily in JavaScript with Intl.DateTimeFormat.

const date = new Date();
const time = new Intl.DateTimeFormat('default', {
  hour: 'numeric',
  minute: 'numeric',
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Bonus, it will be formatted according to the users' local settings. For me, time will be '23:00', while those on 12-hour clock will see '11:00 PM'.

No need to deal with string splitting, or concatenation of values.

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