Date.getUTCFullYear() (Method)

Returns the UTC full year value for a date/time.

Availability:

ECMAScript edition - 2
JavaScript - 1.2
JScript - 3.0
Internet Explorer - 4.0
Netscape - 4.0
Property/method value type:Number primitive
JavaScript syntax:-myDate.getUTCFullYear()

The year number for the receiving object normalized to UTC time coordinates. The result is a full 4 digit year number value based on the UTC time value.

Warnings:

Example code:

   <HTML>
   <HEAD></HEAD>
   <BODY>
   <SCRIPT>
   // Calculate which century from the year number
   myDate = new Date();
   myCentury = 1 + myDate.getUTCFullYear()/100;
   switch (myCentury % 10)
   {
   case 1 : mySuffix = "st";
   break;
   
   case 2 : mySuffix = "nd";
   break;
   
   case 3 : mySuffix = "rd";
   break;
   
   default : mySuffix = "th";
   break;
   
   }
   document.write(myCentury + mySuffix + " century");
   </SCRIPT>
   </BODY>
   </HTML>

See also:Date.prototype, Date.setUTCFullYear()

Cross-references:

ECMA 262 edition 2 - section - 15.9.5.7

ECMA 262 edition 3 - section - 15.9.5.11