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Convert UNIX timestamp to date using Vue JS

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I am getting created date of the pages in aem using query builder through a servlet. But the output date is in UNIX format. I want to render the date in correct date format like Jan 14, 2022. Is there a way I can change this using VueJS. Or any other to do this?

 

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I tried doing that using the following code:

String text = props.get("jcr:created").toString();
long timeStamp =  Long.parseLong(text);
        
//convert seconds to milliseconds
Date date = new Date(timeStamp); 
// format of the date
SimpleDateFormat jdf = new SimpleDateFormat("dd MMM yyyy");
String java_date = jdf.format(date);
System.out.println("Created Date: "+java_date);

But the problem is jcr:created returns an object which has the following values:
java.util.GregorianCalendar[time=1654598024706,areFieldsSet=true,areAllFieldsSet=true,lenient=false,zone=sun.util.calendar.ZoneInfo[id="GMT+05:30",offset=19800000,dstSavings=0,useDaylight=false,transitions=0,lastRule=null],firstDayOfWeek=1,minimalDaysInFirstWeek=1,ERA=1,YEAR=2022,MONTH=5,WEEK_OF_YEAR=24,WEEK_OF_MONTH=2,DAY_OF_MONTH=7,DAY_OF_YEAR=158,DAY_OF_WEEK=3,DAY_OF_WEEK_IN_MONTH=1,AM_PM=1,HOUR=4,HOUR_OF_DAY=16,MINUTE=3,SECOND=44,MILLISECOND=706,ZONE_OFFSET=19800000,DST_OFFSET=0]
But I only want the timestamp. Is there a way that I can get only the timestamp from jcr:created?

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import moment from 'moment';

Vue.filter('formatDate', function(value) {
    if (value) {
        return moment(String(value)).format('MM/DD/YYYY hh:mm')
    }
});

Here is the sample code, you can use for converting to a different format.

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Level 4

The value of the date is returned through a servlet as json data. How can I use this code for the same?

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Hi @nikita24tailor ,

Try this statement

vueJSdate = new Date(unixTimestamp * 1000);

Timestamps of UNIX will be in seconds and Date() required in milliseconds.

Found similar issue here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/72643134/convert-unix-timestamp-to-date-using-vuejs

Hope that helps!

Regards,

Santosh