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monster.util.unixToDate()#

Syntax#

monster.util.unixToDate(timestamp);

Parameters#

Key Description Type Default Required
timestamp Unix timestamp representing a date. Number true

Return value#

A Date instance.

Errors#

  • 'timestamp' is not a valid Number: timestamp is NaN or of a type other than Number

Description#

The monster.util.unixToDate() method converts Unix timestamps into Date instances.

If for some reason, the timestamp is in a higher or lower unit order than milliseconds (deci, centi, micro, nano ...), the method will try to convert it into milliseconds.

Examples#

Convert a Unix timestamp into a Date instance#

var timestamp = 946713600;

monster.util.unixToDate(timestamp);

// output: Sat Jan 01 2000 00:00:00 GMT-0800 (Pacific Standard Time)