How to exclude Sundays between two dates in javascript

Illustration of how to exclude Sundays between two dates in Javascript with example

  • date()
  • getTime()
  • getDay()
<title>ajax example</title>
<label for="start_date"><b>Start Date:</b></label><br><br>
<input type="date" id="start_date"><br><br>
<label for="end_date"><b>End Date:</b></label><br><br>
<input type="date" id="end_date" onchange="getDays()"><br><br>
<label for="sundays"><b>Total Sundays:</b></label><br><br>
<input type="number" id="sundays"><br><br>
<label for="days"><b>Total Days Without Sundays:</b></label><br><br>
<input type="number" id="days"><br><br>
<script type="text/javascript">
function getDays()
var from_date = new Date(document.getElementById('start_date').value);
var to_date = new Date(document.getElementById('end_date').value);
var start = new Date(from_date);
var finish = new Date(to_date);
var dayMilliseconds = 1000 * 60 * 60 * 24;
var weekendDays = 0;
while (start.getTime() <= finish.getTime()) {
var day = start.getDay();
if (day == 0) {
start = new Date(+start + dayMilliseconds);
var days = finish.getTime() - start.getTime();
document.getElementById('sundays').value = weekendDays;
document.getElementById('days').value = (days / (1000 * 3600 * 24))+1-(weekendDays);




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