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Ext.Date

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A set of useful static methods to deal with date.

Please note: Unless you require Ext.DateExtras, only the now method will be available. You MUST require Ext.DateExtras to use the other methods available below.

Usage with Ext.setup:

Ext.setup({
    requires: 'Ext.DateExtras',
    onReady: function() {
        var date = new Date();
        alert(Ext.Date.format(date, 'j/d/Y'));
    }
});

The date parsing and formatting syntax contains a subset of PHP's date() function, and the formats that are supported will provide results equivalent to their PHP versions.

The following is a list of all currently supported formats:

Format  Description                                                               Example returned values
------  -----------------------------------------------------------------------   -----------------------
  d     Day of the month, 2 digits with leading zeros                             01 to 31
  D     A short textual representation of the day of the week                     Mon to Sun
  j     Day of the month without leading zeros                                    1 to 31
  l     A full textual representation of the day of the week                      Sunday to Saturday
  N     ISO-8601 numeric representation of the day of the week                    1 (for Monday) through 7 (for Sunday)
  S     English ordinal suffix for the day of the month, 2 characters             st, nd, rd or th. Works well with j
  w     Numeric representation of the day of the week                             0 (for Sunday) to 6 (for Saturday)
  z     The day of the year (starting from 0)                                     0 to 364 (365 in leap years)
  W     ISO-8601 week number of year, weeks starting on Monday                    01 to 53
  F     A full textual representation of a month, such as January or March        January to December
  m     Numeric representation of a month, with leading zeros                     01 to 12
  M     A short textual representation of a month                                 Jan to Dec
  n     Numeric representation of a month, without leading zeros                  1 to 12
  t     Number of days in the given month                                         28 to 31
  L     Whether it's a leap year                                                  1 if it is a leap year, 0 otherwise.
  o     ISO-8601 year number (identical to (Y), but if the ISO week number (W)    Examples: 1998 or 2004
        belongs to the previous or next year, that year is used instead)
  Y     A full numeric representation of a year, 4 digits                         Examples: 1999 or 2003
  y     A two digit representation of a year                                      Examples: 99 or 03
  a     Lowercase Ante meridiem and Post meridiem                                 am or pm
  A     Uppercase Ante meridiem and Post meridiem                                 AM or PM
  g     12-hour format of an hour without leading zeros                           1 to 12
  G     24-hour format of an hour without leading zeros                           0 to 23
  h     12-hour format of an hour with leading zeros                              01 to 12
  H     24-hour format of an hour with leading zeros                              00 to 23
  i     Minutes, with leading zeros                                               00 to 59
  s     Seconds, with leading zeros                                               00 to 59
  u     Decimal fraction of a second                                              Examples:
        (minimum 1 digit, arbitrary number of digits allowed)                     001 (i.e. 0.001s) or
                                                                                  100 (i.e. 0.100s) or
                                                                                  999 (i.e. 0.999s) or
                                                                                  999876543210 (i.e. 0.999876543210s)
  O     Difference to Greenwich time (GMT) in hours and minutes                   Example: +1030
  P     Difference to Greenwich time (GMT) with colon between hours and minutes   Example: -08:00
  T     Timezone abbreviation of the machine running the code                     Examples: EST, MDT, PDT ...
  Z     Timezone offset in seconds (negative if west of UTC, positive if east)    -43200 to 50400
  c     ISO 8601 date
        Notes:                                                                    Examples:
        1) If unspecified, the month / day defaults to the current month / day,   1991 or
           the time defaults to midnight, while the timezone defaults to the      1992-10 or
           browser's timezone. If a time is specified, it must include both hours 1993-09-20 or
           and minutes. The "T" delimiter, seconds, milliseconds and timezone     1994-08-19T16:20+01:00 or
           are optional.                                                          1995-07-18T17:21:28-02:00 or
        2) The decimal fraction of a second, if specified, must contain at        1996-06-17T18:22:29.98765+03:00 or
           least 1 digit (there is no limit to the maximum number                 1997-05-16T19:23:30,12345-0400 or
           of digits allowed), and may be delimited by either a '.' or a ','      1998-04-15T20:24:31.2468Z or
        Refer to the examples on the right for the various levels of              1999-03-14T20:24:32Z or
        date-time granularity which are supported, or see                         2000-02-13T21:25:33
        http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime for more info.                         2001-01-12 22:26:34
  U     Seconds since the Unix Epoch (January 1 1970 00:00:00 GMT)                1193432466 or -2138434463
  MS    Microsoft AJAX serialized dates                                           \/Date(1238606590509)\/ (i.e. UTC milliseconds since epoch) or
                                                                                  \/Date(1238606590509+0800)\/

Example usage (note that you must escape format specifiers with '\' to render them as character literals):

// Sample date:
// 'Wed Jan 10 2007 15:05:01 GMT-0600 (Central Standard Time)'

var dt = new Date('1/10/2007 03:05:01 PM GMT-0600');
console.log(Ext.Date.format(dt, 'Y-m-d'));                          // 2007-01-10
console.log(Ext.Date.format(dt, 'F j, Y, g:i a'));                  // January 10, 2007, 3:05 pm
console.log(Ext.Date.format(dt, 'l, \t\he jS \of F Y h:i:s A')); // Wednesday, the 10th of January 2007 03:05:01 PM

Here are some standard date/time patterns that you might find helpful. They are not part of the source of Ext.Date, but to use them you can simply copy this block of code into any script that is included after Ext.Date and they will also become globally available on the Date object. Feel free to add or remove patterns as needed in your code.

Ext.Date.patterns = {
    ISO8601Long:"Y-m-d H:i:s",
    ISO8601Short:"Y-m-d",
    ShortDate: "n/j/Y",
    LongDate: "l, F d, Y",
    FullDateTime: "l, F d, Y g:i:s A",
    MonthDay: "F d",
    ShortTime: "g:i A",
    LongTime: "g:i:s A",
    SortableDateTime: "Y-m-d\TH:i:s",
    UniversalSortableDateTime: "Y-m-d H:i:sO",
    YearMonth: "F, Y"
};

Example usage:

var dt = new Date();
console.log(Ext.Date.format(dt, Ext.Date.patterns.ShortDate));

Developer-written, custom formats may be used by supplying both a formatting and a parsing function which perform to specialized requirements. The functions are stored in parseFunctions and formatFunctions.

Available since: 2.0.0

Defined By

Properties

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "d"

Available since: 2.0.0

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "h"

Available since: 2.0.0

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "ms"

Available since: 2.0.0

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "mi"

Available since: 2.0.0

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "mo"

Available since: 2.0.0

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "s"

Available since: 2.0.0

Date interval constant ...

Date interval constant

Defaults to: "y"

Available since: 2.0.0

private

private

Available since: 2.0.0

An array of textual day names. ...

An array of textual day names. Override these values for international dates. Example:

Ext.Date.dayNames = [
    'SundayInYourLang',
    'MondayInYourLang',
    ...
];

Defaults to: ["Sunday", "Monday", "Tuesday", "Wednesday", "Thursday", "Friday", "Saturday"]

Available since: 2.0.0

The date format string that the Ext.util.Format.date function uses. ...

The date format string that the Ext.util.Format.date function uses. See Ext.Date for details.

This defaults to m/d/Y, but may be overridden in a locale file.

Defaults to: "m/d/Y"

Available since: 2.0.0

An object hash containing default date values used during date parsing. ...

An object hash containing default date values used during date parsing.

The following properties are available:

  • y : Number
    The default year value. (defaults to undefined)
  • m : Number
    The default 1-based month value. (defaults to undefined)
  • d : Number
    The default day value. (defaults to undefined)
  • h : Number
    The default hour value. (defaults to undefined)
  • i : Number
    The default minute value. (defaults to undefined)
  • s : Number
    The default second value. (defaults to undefined)
  • ms : Number
    The default millisecond value. (defaults to undefined)

Override these properties to customize the default date values used by the parse method.

Note: In countries which experience Daylight Saving Time (i.e. DST), the h, i, s and ms properties may coincide with the exact time in which DST takes effect. It is the responsiblity of the developer to account for this.

Example Usage:

// set default day value to the first day of the month
Ext.Date.defaults.d = 1;

// parse a February date string containing only year and month values.
// setting the default day value to 1 prevents weird date rollover issues
// when attempting to parse the following date string on, for example, March 31st 2009.
Ext.Date.parse('2009-02', 'Y-m'); // returns a Date object representing February 1st 2009

Defaults to: {}

Available since: 2.0.0

The base format-code to formatting-function hashmap used by the format method. ...

The base format-code to formatting-function hashmap used by the format method. Formatting functions are strings (or functions which return strings) which will return the appropriate value when evaluated in the context of the Date object from which the format method is called. Add to / override these mappings for custom date formatting. Note: Ext.Date.format() treats characters as literals if an appropriate mapping cannot be found. Example:

Ext.Date.formatCodes.x = "Ext.util.Format.leftPad(this.getDate(), 2, '0')";
console.log(Ext.Date.format(new Date(), 'X'); // returns the current day of the month

Available since: 2.0.0

An object hash in which each property is a date formatting function. ...

An object hash in which each property is a date formatting function. The property name is the format string which corresponds to the produced formatted date string.

This object is automatically populated with date formatting functions as date formats are requested for Ext standard formatting strings.

Custom formatting functions may be inserted into this object, keyed by a name which from then on may be used as a format string to format. Example:

Ext.Date.formatFunctions['x-date-format'] = myDateFormatter;

A formatting function should return a string representation of the Date object which is the scope (this) of the function.

To enable date strings to also be parsed according to that format, a corresponding parsing function must be placed into the parseFunctions property.

Available since: 2.0.0

An array of textual month names. ...

An array of textual month names. Override these values for international dates. Example:

Ext.Date.monthNames = [
    'JanInYourLang',
    'FebInYourLang',
    ...
];

Defaults to: ["January", "February", "March", "April", "May", "June", "July", "August", "September", "October", "November", "December"]

Available since: 2.0.0

An object hash of zero-based javascript month numbers (with short month names as keys. ...

An object hash of zero-based javascript month numbers (with short month names as keys. note: keys are case-sensitive). Override these values for international dates. Example:

Ext.Date.monthNumbers = {
    'ShortJanNameInYourLang':0,
    'ShortFebNameInYourLang':1,
    ...
};

Defaults to: {Jan: 0, Feb: 1, Mar: 2, Apr: 3, May: 4, Jun: 5, Jul: 6, Aug: 7, Sep: 8, Oct: 9, Nov: 10, Dec: 11}

Available since: 2.0.0

private

private

Available since: 2.0.0

An object hash in which each property is a date parsing function. ...

An object hash in which each property is a date parsing function. The property name is the format string which that function parses.

This object is automatically populated with date parsing functions as date formats are requested for Ext standard formatting strings.

Custom parsing functions may be inserted into this object, keyed by a name which from then on may be used as a format string to parse.

Example:

Ext.Date.parseFunctions['x-date-format'] = myDateParser;

A parsing function should return a Date object, and is passed the following parameters:

  • date : String
    The date string to parse.
  • strict : Boolean
    True to validate date strings while parsing (i.e. prevent javascript Date "rollover") (The default must be false). Invalid date strings should return null when parsed.

To enable Dates to also be formatted according to that format, a corresponding formatting function must be placed into the formatFunctions property.

Available since: 2.0.0

...

Defaults to: []

Available since: 2.0.0

Global flag which determines if strict date parsing should be used. ...

Global flag which determines if strict date parsing should be used. Strict date parsing will not roll-over invalid dates, which is the default behaviour of javascript Date objects. (see parse for more information) Defaults to false.

Defaults to: false

Available since: 2.0.0

...

Defaults to: 50

Available since: 2.0.0

Defined By

Methods

( date, interval, value ) : Date
Provides a convenient method for performing basic date arithmetic. ...

Provides a convenient method for performing basic date arithmetic. This method does not modify the Date instance being called - it creates and returns a new Date instance containing the resulting date value.

Examples:

// Basic usage:
var dt = Ext.Date.add(new Date('10/29/2006'), Ext.Date.DAY, 5);
console.log(dt); //returns 'Fri Nov 03 2006 00:00:00'

// Negative values will be subtracted:
var dt2 = Ext.Date.add(new Date('10/1/2006'), Ext.Date.DAY, -5);
console.log(dt2); //returns 'Tue Sep 26 2006 00:00:00'

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date to modify

  • interval : String

    A valid date interval enum value.

  • value : Number

    The amount to add to the current date.

Returns

  • Date

    The new Date instance.

Checks if a date falls on or between the given start and end dates. ...

Checks if a date falls on or between the given start and end dates.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date to check

  • start : Date

    Start date

  • end : Date

    End date

Returns

  • Boolean

    true if this date falls on or between the given start and end dates.

Attempts to clear all time information from this Date by setting the time to midnight of the same day, automatically ...

Attempts to clear all time information from this Date by setting the time to midnight of the same day, automatically adjusting for Daylight Saving Time (DST) where applicable. (note: DST timezone information for the browser's host operating system is assumed to be up-to-date)

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

  • clone : Boolean

    true to create a clone of this date, clear the time and return it (defaults to false).

Returns

  • Date

    this or the clone.

Creates and returns a new Date instance with the exact same date value as the called instance. ...

Creates and returns a new Date instance with the exact same date value as the called instance. Dates are copied and passed by reference, so if a copied date variable is modified later, the original variable will also be changed. When the intention is to create a new variable that will not modify the original instance, you should create a clone.

Example of correctly cloning a date:

//wrong way:
var orig = new Date('10/1/2006');
var copy = orig;
copy.setDate(5);
console.log(orig);  //returns 'Thu Oct 05 2006'!

//correct way:
var orig = new Date('10/1/2006'),
    copy = Ext.Date.clone(orig);
copy.setDate(5);
console.log(orig);  //returns 'Thu Oct 01 2006'

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • Date

    The new Date instance.

private ...

private

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

Old Ext.Date prototype methods. ...

Old Ext.Date prototype methods. private

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

Formats a date given the supplied format string. ...

Formats a date given the supplied format string.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date to format

  • format : String

    The format string

Returns

( character, currentGroup )private
private ...

private

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

Get the numeric day number of the year, adjusted for leap year. ...

Get the numeric day number of the year, adjusted for leap year.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • Number

    0 to 364 (365 in leap years).

Get the number of days in the current month, adjusted for leap year. ...

Get the number of days in the current month, adjusted for leap year.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • Number

    The number of days in the month.

Returns the number of milliseconds between two dates ...

Returns the number of milliseconds between two dates

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • dateA : Date

    The first date

  • dateB : Date (optional)

    The second date, defaults to now

Returns

  • Number

    The difference in milliseconds

Get the date of the first day of the month in which this date resides. ...

Get the date of the first day of the month in which this date resides.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

Get the first day of the current month, adjusted for leap year. ...

Get the first day of the current month, adjusted for leap year. The returned value is the numeric day index within the week (0-6) which can be used in conjunction with the monthNames array to retrieve the textual day name. Example:

var dt = new Date('1/10/2007'),
    firstDay = Ext.Date.getFirstDayOfMonth(dt);
console.log(Ext.Date.dayNames[firstDay]); //output: 'Monday'

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

private ...

private

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

Get the offset from GMT of the current date (equivalent to the format specifier 'O'). ...

Get the offset from GMT of the current date (equivalent to the format specifier 'O').

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

  • colon : Boolean (optional)

    true to separate the hours and minutes with a colon (defaults to false).

Returns

  • String

    The 4-character offset string prefixed with + or - (e.g. '-0600').

Get the date of the last day of the month in which this date resides. ...

Get the date of the last day of the month in which this date resides.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

Get the last day of the current month, adjusted for leap year. ...

Get the last day of the current month, adjusted for leap year. The returned value is the numeric day index within the week (0-6) which can be used in conjunction with the monthNames array to retrieve the textual day name. Example:

var dt = new Date('1/10/2007'),
    lastDay = Ext.Date.getLastDayOfMonth(dt);
console.log(Ext.Date.dayNames[lastDay]); //output: 'Wednesday'

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

Get the zero-based javascript month number for the given short/full month name. ...

Get the zero-based javascript month number for the given short/full month name. Override this function for international dates.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • name : String

    The short/full month name.

Returns

  • Number

    The zero-based javascript month number.

Get the short day name for the given day number. ...

Get the short day name for the given day number. Override this function for international dates.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • day : Number

    A zero-based javascript day number.

Returns

Get the short month name for the given month number. ...

Get the short month name for the given month number. Override this function for international dates.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • month : Number

    A zero-based javascript month number.

Returns

Get the English ordinal suffix of the current day (equivalent to the format specifier 'S'). ...

Get the English ordinal suffix of the current day (equivalent to the format specifier 'S').

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • String

    'st, 'nd', 'rd' or 'th'.

Get the timezone abbreviation of the current date (equivalent to the format specifier 'T'). ...

Get the timezone abbreviation of the current date (equivalent to the format specifier 'T').

Note: The date string returned by the javascript Date object's toString() method varies between browsers (e.g. FF vs IE) and system region settings (e.g. IE in Asia vs IE in America). For a given date string e.g. "Thu Oct 25 2007 22:55:35 GMT+0800 (Malay Peninsula Standard Time)", getTimezone() first tries to get the timezone abbreviation from between a pair of parentheses (which may or may not be present), failing which it proceeds to get the timezone abbreviation from the GMT offset portion of the date string.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • String

    The abbreviated timezone name (e.g. 'CST', 'PDT', 'EDT', 'MPST' ...).

Get the numeric ISO-8601 week number of the year. ...

Get the numeric ISO-8601 week number of the year. (equivalent to the format specifier 'W', but without a leading zero).

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

Checks if the current date is affected by Daylight Saving Time (DST). ...

Checks if the current date is affected by Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • Boolean

    True if the current date is affected by DST.

Checks if the current date falls within a leap year. ...

Checks if the current date falls within a leap year.

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • date : Date

    The date

Returns

  • Boolean

    True if the current date falls within a leap year, false otherwise.

( year, month, day, [hour], [minute], [second], [millisecond] ) : Boolean
Checks if the passed Date parameters will cause a javascript Date "rollover". ...

Checks if the passed Date parameters will cause a javascript Date "rollover".

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • year : Number

    4-digit year

  • month : Number

    1-based month-of-year

  • day : Number

    Day of month

  • hour : Number (optional)

    Hour

  • minute : Number (optional)

    Minute

  • second : Number (optional)

    Second

  • millisecond : Number (optional)

    Millisecond

Returns

  • Boolean

    true if the passed parameters do not cause a Date "rollover", false otherwise.

Returns the current timestamp ...

Returns the current timestamp

Available since: 2.0.0

Returns

  • Date

    The current timestamp

( input, format, [strict] ) : Date
Parses the passed string using the specified date format. ...

Parses the passed string using the specified date format. Note that this function expects normal calendar dates, meaning that months are 1-based (i.e. 1 = January). The defaults hash will be used for any date value (i.e. year, month, day, hour, minute, second or millisecond) which cannot be found in the passed string. If a corresponding default date value has not been specified in the defaults hash, the current date's year, month, day or DST-adjusted zero-hour time value will be used instead. Keep in mind that the input date string must precisely match the specified format string in order for the parse operation to be successful (failed parse operations return a null value).

Example:

//dt = Fri May 25 2007 (current date)
var dt = new Date();

//dt = Thu May 25 2006 (today's month/day in 2006)
dt = Ext.Date.parse("2006", "Y");

//dt = Sun Jan 15 2006 (all date parts specified)
dt = Ext.Date.parse("2006-01-15", "Y-m-d");

//dt = Sun Jan 15 2006 15:20:01
dt = Ext.Date.parse("2006-01-15 3:20:01 PM", "Y-m-d g:i:s A");

// attempt to parse Sun Feb 29 2006 03:20:01 in strict mode
dt = Ext.Date.parse("2006-02-29 03:20:01", "Y-m-d H:i:s", true); // returns null

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

  • input : String

    The raw date string.

  • format : String

    The expected date string format.

  • strict : Boolean (optional)

    True to validate date strings while parsing (i.e. prevents javascript Date "rollover")

                        (defaults to false). Invalid date strings will return null when parsed.
    

Returns

  • Date

    The parsed Date.

( input, format, strict )private
Backwards compat ...

Backwards compat

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters

Ext.Date
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( date )private
Private for now ...

Private for now

Available since: 2.0.0

Parameters