XJS: how to compare dates to check if within 24 hrs

I want to write a small function that takes in 2 date/time parameters in the following format:
flightDate =    2015-05-14T09:30
currentDate = 2015-05-13T19:41

And I want to compare date/time and make sure that flightDate is not within 24hrs of currentDate. if yes, throw error.
badtz7229Asked:
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RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
Use the moment.js framework: http://momentjs.com/docs/#/parsing/

var flightDate =    moment("2015-05-14T09:30");
var currentDate = moment("2015-05-13T19:41");

var d = flightDate.diff(currentDate, "hours");

if (d <= 24) {
 alert("error...");
}
badtz7229Author Commented:
I'm getting that "diff" is not a function.
is there a way to implement the diff function for my purposes?
RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
Yes because you need to include the moment library.
See this demo http://jsbin.com/xawimujunu/1/edit?js,console,output
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badtz7229Author Commented:
without importing libraries can this be done?
RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
It can but you need to parse the days yourself

What have you done do far?
badtz7229Author Commented:
all I had done was

                          if (flightDate .toString() < currentDate .toString())
                                  bSameDay = true;

but this was only comparing dates. not time.
RobOwner (Aidellio)Commented:
If you're having trouble now it's only going to get harder to parse the dates. A library is just JavaScript, nothing special, you just put this at the top if your page in the head section:

<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/moment.js/2.10.2/moment.min.js"></script>

And then use their code I've posted previously. With your level of knowledge, I suggest this is the only way for you.

More on JavaScript frameworks http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/12264/Javascript-Frameworks-what-are-they.html
badtz7229Author Commented:
I didn't end up using any of the suggestions (though good ones).
Instead I built my own function to calculate

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badtz7229Author Commented:
I created a function to calculate dates. I do not have access to those built in functions in my environment that were suggested
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