Day 62: Stuck at displaying days of the week.

mtee profile image Margaret W.N ・1 min read

I'm stuck at trying to display all the days of the week. I've managed to display next day though :

const displayDate = document.querySelector('#date');
let date = today.getDate()
displayDate.textContent = `${date}th`

const tommorow = new Date(date)
const nextday = document.querySelector('#nextDay');
nextday.textContent = tommorow.toLocaleString('default', { weekday: 'long' })

I tried to follow the same format for the preceding days but it doesn't seem to be working as expected.

I tried to cook up the following.

let days = ['Sunday', 'Monday', 'Tuesday', 'Wednesday', 'Thursday', 'Friday', 'Saturday'];
let day = today.getDay()
const nextday2 = document.querySelector('#nextDay2');
nextday2.textContent = days[day+2]

I have to admit my cooking skills are not so bad. I was thinking I'd get the current day as an integer and loop through the array printing out the preceding days. But again I would have to reset the loop to execute an infinite number of times.

I have to admit this seemed so easy at first.

Day 62

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Margaret W.N


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