• is any date.


  • This function takes date and converts it to JS Date standards based.
  • JavaScript Date objects represent a single moment in time in a platform-independent format.
  • Date objects contain a Number that represents milliseconds since 1 January 1970 UTC.
  • A JavaScript date is fundamentally specified as the number of milliseconds that have elapsed since midnight on January 1, 1970, UTC.
  • This date and time is the same as the UNIX epoch, which is the predominant base value for computer-recorded date and time values.
  • A day is made up of 86,400,000 milliseconds.
  • Given that and the size of the underlying number used to record the timestamp, and it can be calculated that the Date object can represent dates within ±100,000,000 (one hundred million) days relative to January 1, 1970 UTC.


  • DATETOJS("2001/3/20") = 85106296030818600000
  • DATETOJS("May 25 2015") = 123767323870818600000
  • DATETOJS("03/25/2015") = 123311961310818600000

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