CoffeeScript - CoffeeScript Date - setUTCSeconds() - CoffeeScript


The setUTCSeconds() method sets the seconds for a specified date according to universal time.


Given below is the syntax of setUTCSeconds() method.

Parameter Detail

  • secondsValue − An integer between 0 and 59, representing the seconds.
  • msValue − A number between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds.

If you do not specify the msValue parameter, the value returned from the getUTCMilliseconds methods is used.

If a parameter you specify is outside the expected range, setUTCSeconds attempts to update the date information in the Date object accordingly. For example, if you use 100 for secondsValue, the minutes stored in the Date object will be incremented by 1, and 40 will be used for seconds.


The following example demonstrates the usage of the setUTCSeconds() method in CoffeeScript. Save this code in a file with name

Open the command prompt and compile the .coffee file as shown below.

On compiling, it gives you the following JavaScript.

Now, open the command prompt again, and run the CoffeeScript file as shown below.

On executing, the CoffeeScript file produces the following output.

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