JavaScript | date.getMilliseconds() Function

The date.getMilliseconds() is an inbuilt function in JavaScript which is used to fetch the milliseconds from a given Date object.

Syntax:

DateObj.getMilliseconds()

In the above syntax, DateObj is a valid Date object created using Date() conctructor from which we want to fetch milliseconds.

Parameter: This function does not takes any parameter. It is just used along with a Date Object from which we want to fetch milliseconds.

Return values: It returns the millisecond for the given date object. Milliseconds is an integer value ranging from 0 to 999.

Below program illustrate the getMilliseconds() function:

  • Example 1:
    filter_none

    edit
    close

    play_arrow

    link
    brightness_4
    code

    <script>
      // Here a date has been assigned
      // while creating Date object
      var DateObj = new Date('October 15, 1996 05:35:32:77');
      
      // millisecond from above date object is
      // being extracted using getMilliseconds().
      var millisec = DateObj.getMilliseconds();
      
      // Printing millisecond
      document.write(millisec);
    </script>

    chevron_right

    
    

    Output:

    77

Errors and Exceptions:

  • Example 1: The date of the month should must lie in between 1 to 31 because none of the month have date greater than 31 that is why it returns NaN i.e, not a number because date for the month does not exist.
    filter_none

    edit
    close

    play_arrow

    link
    brightness_4
    code

    <script>
      // Here a date has been assigned
      // while creating Date object
      var DateObj = new Date('October 33, 1996 05:35:32:77');
      
      // millisecond from above dateobject is
      // being extracted using getMilliseconds().
      var millisec = DateObj.getMilliseconds();
      
      // Printing millisecond
      document.write(millisec);
    </script>

    chevron_right

    
    

    Output:

    NaN
  • Example 2: If millisecond is not given, it returns zero (0).
    filter_none

    edit
    close

    play_arrow

    link
    brightness_4
    code

    <script>
      // Here a date has been assigned
      // while creating Date object
      var DateObj = new Date('October 13, 1996 05:35:32');
      
      // millisecond from above dateobject is being
      // extracted using getMilliseconds()
      var millisec = DateObj.getMilliseconds();
      
      // Printing millisecond
      document.write(millisec);
    </script>

    chevron_right

    
    

    Output:

    0
  • Examole 3: If nothing as parameter is given to the Date() constructor, it returns current millisecond.
    filter_none

    edit
    close

    play_arrow

    link
    brightness_4
    code

    <script>
      // Creating a Date Object
      var DateObj = new Date();
      
      // millisecond from above Date object is being
      // extracted using getMilliSeconds()
      var millisec = DateObj.getMilliseconds();
      
      // Printing current millisecond
      document.write(millisec);
    </script>

    chevron_right

    
    

    Output:

    279
  • Example 4: If millisecond as 1003 is given while creating the Date object, the function will return 0 as exception because milliseconds range is in between 0 to 999 and 1003 is out of this range.
    filter_none

    edit
    close

    play_arrow

    link
    brightness_4
    code

    <script>
      // Here a date has been assigned
      // while creating Date object
      var DateObj = new Date('October 13, 1996 05:35:32:1003');
      
      // millisecond from above dateobject is being
      // extracted using getMilliseconds()
      var millisec = DateObj.getMilliseconds();
      
      // Printing millisecond
      document.write(millisec);
    </script>

    chevron_right

    
    

    Output:

    0

Application: It has many applications such as getting current millisecond. Below program shows one of the applications of this function. It gives the current millisecond.

  • Example 1:
    filter_none

    edit
    close

    play_arrow

    link
    brightness_4
    code

    <script>
      // Creating Date Object
      var DateObj = new Date();
      
      // millisecond from above Date Obect is
      // being extracted using getMilliSeconds()
      var millisec = DateObj.getMilliseconds();
      
      // Printing current millisecond
      document.write(millisec);
    </script>

    chevron_right

    
    

    Output:

    79
  • Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by JavaScript date.getMilliseconds() Function are listed below:

    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer
    • Firefox
    • Opera
    • Safari


    My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

    Check out this Author's contributed articles.

    If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

    Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.