JavaScript Dates

The following code gives me the first day of the current year in the following format:

d = new Date(new Date().getFullYear(), 0, 1) = Thu Jan 01 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500 (Eastern Daylight Time)

What JavaScript code will give me 2015-01-01  or the first day of the current year
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Julian HansenCommented:
What are you wanting - the first example is 1 Jan 2015 - are you asking how to format the date or how to set it?

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isamesAuthor Commented:
@julian hansen

I want to get the date formatted as 2015-01-01 00:00:00.000

And when the year turns to 2016, it automatically changes to that year 2016-01-01
Julian HansenCommented:
You can extend the Date prototype and add your own format function
Date.prototype.myFormat = function() {
  var dateString = this.getFullYear() +"-"+
    ("0" + (this.getMonth()+1)).slice(-2) +"-"+
    ("0" + this.getDate()).slice(-2) + " " +
    ("0" + this.getHours()).slice(-2) + ":" +
    ("0" + this.getMinutes()).slice(-2) + ":" +
    ("0" + this.getSeconds()).slice(-2) + "." +
    ("00" + this.getMilliseconds()).slice(-3);
  return dateString;

var d = new Date(new Date().getFullYear(), 0, 1);

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2015-01-01 00:00:00.000

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