How to get the day name from this date format (23-Aug-2010) in java script?

Hello please give the solution for this
rite2misAsked:
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Michel PlungjanConnect With a Mentor IT ExpertCommented:
no need for eval

new Date(aText.value.replace(/\-/g," "))



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Kamaraj SubramanianApplication Support AnalystCommented:
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Kamaraj SubramanianApplication Support AnalystCommented:
Just replace the - with " " (space) and pass it to the below javascript

http://www.trans4mind.com/personal_development/JavaScript/time2.htm
function getTheDay(aText)

{

myDays= 

["Sunday","Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday","Saturday","Sunday"]

myDate=new Date(eval('"'+aText.value+'"'))

document.form1.textDay.value=myDays[myDate.getDay()]

}

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Kamaraj SubramanianApplication Support AnalystCommented:
here is the full code.. just try it out
<script type="text/javascript">

<!--//

function getTheDay(aText)

{

myDays= 

["Sunday","Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday","Saturday","Sunday"]

myDate=new Date(eval('"'+aText.value.replace("-"," ") +'"'))

document.form1.textDay.value=myDays[myDate.getDay()]

}

//-->

</script>

<form name="form1" id="form1" method="post" action="" enctype="text/plain">

<input type="text" name="textDate" id="textDate" value="23-Aug-2010" size="25" maxlength="25" />

<input type="button" value="Get day of week" onclick="getTheDay(this.form.textDate)" />

<small>

Day of week appears here

</small>

<br />

<input type="text" name="textDay" VALUE size="25" maxlength="25" />

<br />

</form>

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rite2misAuthor Commented:
nice replies
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