How to get current date in JavaScript?

Learn how to get current date in JavaScript with this small tutorial
31 October 2017   14560

Feel free to use new Date() to generate a new Date object containing the current date and time.

var today = new Date();
var dd = today.getDate();
var mm = today.getMonth()+1; //January is 0!
var yyyy = today.getFullYear();

if(dd<10) {
    dd = '0'+dd
} 

if(mm<10) {
    mm = '0'+mm
} 

today = mm + '/' + dd + '/' + yyyy;
document.write(today);

This will give you today's date in the format of mm/dd/yyyy.

Simply change today = mm +'/'+ dd +'/'+ yyyy; to whatever format you wish.

 

Zendesk to Release Node Publisher

Node publisher is designed to help developers to build Node package properly
07 December 2018   111

Zendesk developed node publisher, a tool for building Node.js packages with one command.

Often when building a package, developers forget one step or another, test the wrong version, or forget to run tests at all. As a result, packs with errors are added to the Node.js repository. It is noted that node-publisher will build packages automatically, without missing a single step. This allows, among other things, correct dependency management.

Site-publisher combines five consecutive steps:

  1. Preparation: check against the working tree and the current version N.
  2. Testing: running a code analyzer and tests.
  3. Build (optional): code verification with Babel.
  4. Publication.
  5. Post publication: creating a change log.

node-publisher works with several project elements. In particular, it uses a specific git workflow, checks for the presence of a .nvmrc file, and specifies the script names in package.json. When launched, a .release.yml file is created in the project root folder. In this case, the tool will perform only those steps and commands that are present in the configuration file:

rollback: true

prepare:
  - git diff-index --quiet HEAD --
  - git checkout master
  - git pull --rebase
  - '[[ -f .nvmrc ]] && ./node_modules/.bin/check-node-version --node $(cat .nvmrc)'
  - yarn install

test:
  - yarn travis

build:
  - yarn build
  - git diff --staged --quiet || git commit -am "Update build file"

after_publish:
  - git push --follow-tags origin master:master

changelog:
  - ./node_modules/.bin/offline-github-changelog > CHANGELOG.md
  - git add CHANGELOG.md
  - git commit --allow-empty -m "Update changelog"
  - git push origin master:master