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use javascript Date()

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How do we get current date using Date() function?

var date = new Date();
console.log("Today's date is:", date);

// Today's date is: Tue Mar 23 2021 23:14:47 GMT+0600 (Bangladesh Standard Time)
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Here output will give with GMT and timezone.
If we want to grab specific value then we need to use some method like getMonth(), getDate(), getFullYear() etc...

console.log("Today's date is " + date.getMonth() + "/" + date.getDate() + "/" + date.getFullYear());
// Today's date is 2/23/2021
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Here, getMonth() return month index and it is start with 0 that why month says 2 instead of 3 . So, if we get correct month, we have to add 1 with the method.
getDate() return current date.
getFullYear() return 4 digits of current year.

console.log("Today's date is " + (date.getMonth() + 1) + "/" + date.getDate() + "/" + date.getFullYear());
// Today's date is 3/23/2021
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