Back End Development and APIs Projects - Timestamp Microservice

Tell us what’s happening:
My solution currently passes all the tests except for the " Failed:Your project can handle dates that can be successfully parsed by new Date(date_string)" one. I’d really appreciate if you can help me out

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solution: (for some reason, the forum isn’t allow me post the link to the deployed api, but it’s right there in my repo README)

githubLink: GitHub - codeHokage1/fcc_timestamp_microservice

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Challenge: Back End Development and APIs Projects - Timestamp Microservice

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{"unix":null,"utc":"Invalid Date"}

The string ‘05 October 2011, GMT’ does not match any of your conditions and gets passed to this code.

  "unix": Number(,
  "utc": new Date(Number(

Incorrectly parsed

Number('05 October 2011, GMT')

JSON.stringify(Number('05 October 2011, GMT'))

new Date(Number('05 October 2011, GMT')).toUTCString()
'Invalid Date'

Correctly parsed:

new Date('05 October 2011, GMT')
Wed Oct 05 2011 02:00:00 GMT+0200 (Central European Summer Time)
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I see!
Thank you very much for pointing that out.

I’ve corrected it and it passes all tests now
Thanks again!