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How to compare DateTime in Javascript?

compare dates in js

var date1 = new Date('December 25, 2017 01:30:00');
var date2 = new Date('June 18, 2016 02:30:00');

//best to use .getTime() to compare dates
if(date1.getTime() === date2.getTime()){
    //same date

if(date1.getTime() > date2.getTime()){
    //date 1 is newer

compare date javascript

// solution is convert date to time by getTime()
start 		= startDate.getTime();
end 		= endDate.getTime();
current 	= date.getTime();

if (start <= current && current <= end) {
  // do something here


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