CoffeeScript - CoffeeScript Date - toLocaleString() - CoffeeScript


The toLocaleString() method converts a date to a string, using the operating system's local conventions.

The toLocaleString method relies on the underlying operating system in formatting dates. It converts the date to a string using the formatting convention of the operating system where the script is running. For example, in the United States, the month appears before the date (04/15/98), whereas in Germany the date appears before the month (15.04.98).


Given below is the syntax of toLocaleString() method.

Return Value

Returns the formatted date in a string format.


The following example demonstrates the usage of the toLocaleString() 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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