Do I have to manually run
date command using child_process and fetch the result from it to get the date? Is there any other way using node?
You do that as you would in a browser:
var datetime = new Date(); console.log(datetime);
To create a new Date object in
var d = new Date(); var d = new Date(dateString); var d = new Date(jsonDate); var d = new Date(year, month, day); var d = new Date(year, month, day, hour, minute, second, millisecond);
Remember that Date objects can only be instantiated by calling