DZone Snippets is a public source code repository. Easily build up your personal collection of code snippets, categorize them with tags / keywords, and share them with the world

Snippets has posted 5883 posts at DZone. View Full User Profile

Create A Datetime String From UK Formatted Date String And Timestamp

04.07.2010
| 6777 views |
  • submit to reddit
        // Creates a date object from a date string and a time string. Has to convert into an american format so that the date object holds the correct date

function CreateFullDate(dateStr, TimeStr) {
    // Convert into a uk date object
    var formatUK = FormatUkDate(dateStr);
    // Next take the uk date object and convert into an american date string!
    var formatUS = formatUK.format("MM/dd/yyyy");
    // Create a new date object from the american date and time
    return new Date(formatUS + " " + TimeStr);
}
function FormatUkDate(dateStr) { 
    dateStr = dateStr.split("/");
    return new Date(dateStr[2], dateStr[1] - 1, dateStr[0]);
}