Description

Determines the day of the week, in a date, as a string function.

Returns

The day of the week, as a string in the current locale, that corresponds to day_of_week.

Category

Date and time functionsString functions

Function syntax

DayOfWeekAsString(dayofweek [, locale])

See also

DayDayOfWeekDayOfYearDaysInMonthDaysInYearFirstDayOfMonth

History

ColdFusion (2018 release): Renamed parameter day_of_week to dayofweek.

ColdFusion 8: Added the locale parameter.

ColdFusion MX 7: Changed behavior. The returned string is now in the language of the current locale.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

dayofweek

Integer, in the range 1 (Sunday) - 7 (Saturday).

locale

Locale to use instead of the locale of the page when processing the function

Example

The following example shows the use of the DayOfWeekAsString function. It is the action page for a form that submits year, month, and day fields.

<cfscript>
    dayArray=[1,2,3,4,5,6,7]
    dayOfWeekArray=dayArray.map(function(item){
        return DayOfWeekAsString(dayArray[item])
    })
    writeDump(dayOfWeekArray)
</cfscript>

Output

days_of_the_week

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