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valueOf()  Date  instance method

Description

Returns the primitive value of a Date object.

This method overrides the valueOf() method of Object.

Syntax


Signature Description
aDate.valueOf()Returns the primitive value of a Date object.

Parameters

None.

Examples

The code below shows an example of the valueOf() method of Date.




// Create a Date instance for the current date and time.
var todaysDate = new Date();

alert(todaysDate);
alert(todaysDate.valueOf() + ' Primitive value of a Date object');


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