Petya petrov Petya petrov - 5 months ago 47
Javascript Question

How to get first and last day of the week in JavaScript

I have

today = new Date();
object. I need to get first and last day of the current week. I need both variants for Sunday and Monday as a start and end day of the week. I am little bit confuse now with a code. Can your help me?

Answer
var curr = new Date; // get current date
var first = curr.getDate() - curr.getDay(); // First day is the day of the month - the day of the week
var last = first + 6; // last day is the first day + 6

var firstday = new Date(curr.setDate(first)).toUTCString();
var lastday = new Date(curr.setDate(last)).toUTCString();

firstday
"Sun, 06 Mar 2011 12:25:40 GMT"
lastday
"Sat, 12 Mar 2011 12:25:40 GMT"

This works for firstday = sunday of this week and last day = saturday for this week. Extending it to run Monday to sunday is trivial.

Making it work with first and last days in different months is left as an exercise for the user