Creation of Date Format function using javascript and Jquery

If you want to format the datetime string of database in your html file you need to get help from javascript.In javascript there is no pre define function exists to format date time string in dd MMM yyy. To accomplish the above task you need to write custom code. The following  is the custom function by using that you can format your datetime string in dd MMM yyyy format

first you need to write array which has all months

var gsMonthNames = new Array(

Then add following function in html file

function dFormat(date) {
    var result = '';
    if (date != '') {
        var dateArray = date.split('/');
        if (dateArray.length > 1) {
            result = dateArray[1] + " " + gsMonthNames[parseInt(dateArray[0])-1] + " " + dateArray[2].substr(0, 4);
        else {
            result = date;
    return result;

create custom Jquery function

$.fn.DateFormat = function () {
    if ($(this).val() != undefined) {

Use function in html

$(document).ready(function () {

<input type="text" id="some" class="DFormat" />

Thats it! enjoy


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