var jsonDate = new Date(1297246301973);
Then let’s convert it to js format:
var date = new Date(parseInt(jsonDate.substr(6)));
The substr() function takes out the /Date( part, and the parseInt() function gets the integer and ignores the )/ at the end. The resulting number is passed into the Date constructor .
For ISO-8601 formatted JSON dates, just pass the string into the Date constructor:
Since this thread is ~3 years old, I’m closing it.