Get first and last date of the current month with JavaScript or jQuery

Very simple, no library required: Get first and last date of the current month with JavaScript or jQuery

var date = new Date();
var firstDay = new Date(date.getFullYear(), date.getMonth(), 1);
var lastDay = new Date(date.getFullYear(), date.getMonth() + 1, 0);

or you might prefer:

var date = new Date(), y = date.getFullYear(), m = date.getMonth();
var firstDay = new Date(y, m, 1);
var lastDay = new Date(y, m + 1, 0);

EDIT

Some browsers will treat two digit years as being in the 20th century, so that:

new Date(14, 0, 1);

gives 1 January, 1914. To avoid that, create a Date then set its values using setFullYear:

var date = new Date();
date.setFullYear(14, 0, 1); // 1 January, 14

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