Below is the example of Date setUTCDate() method.
// Here a date has been assigned according
// to universal time while creating Date object
'October 13, 1996 05:35:32 GMT-3:00'
// New date 15 of the month is being set in above
// Date Object with the help of setDate() method
// New date of the month according to universal
// time from above Date Object is being extracted
// using getDate()
B = dateobj.getUTCDate();
// Printing new date of the month
The date.setUTCDate() method is used to set date of a month according to universal time into a date object which are created using the Date() constructor.
Parameter: This method accept a single parameter as mentioned above and described below:
- date_Value This parameter holds the value of date which we want to set in the date object created using the Date() constructor.
Return Values: It returns the new i.e updated date of the month which is set by setUTCDate() method. The date of the month is an integer value ranging from 1 to 31.
More codes for the above method are as follows:
Program 1: Here as we know that date of the month, lies in between 1 to 31 but if we try to set date as 33, it will set the date as 2 for the next month because 33-31=2 and this date 2 becomes date for next of the previous month.
In the above output 2 is the date of the November month and 10 is the month of November because the month name starts from 0 to 11 i.e, 0 for January and 11 for December.
Program 2: If in Date() constructor we do not give any date of the month while creating the date object, still setUTCDate() method will be able to set new date which is given as its parameter in the created date object.
Program 3: If nothing as parameter is given in Date() constructor, still setDate() function will be able to set date but month remains current ones.
Program 4: If new date of the month is set to zero (0), the new date will be set to the last day of the previous month.
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