How to compare two dates in JavaScript

In this Article we will go through how to compare two dates only using single line of code in JavaScript. This is a one-line JavaScript code snippet that uses one of the most popular ES6 features => Arrow Function.

Let's define this short function:

const compare = (a, b) => a.getTime() > b.getTime();

Parameters a and b are Date instances.


compare(new Date('2020-03-30'), new Date('2020-01-01'));    // true