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I want to have a loop on a date variable in Google Earth Engine, but it hangs and show me nothing when running just below simple code:

var aDate = ee.Date.fromYMD(2015,12,21);
var bDate = ee.Date.fromYMD(2015,12,31);
for(var d = aDate; d < bDate; d.advance(1,'day')){
  print(d);
}

I tried it in different forms and also via while loop, but it always hangs. Any clue?

  • MSDN help for Date says you need to use 'new' or you get a string rather than a true date object. Could that be the issue? – mkennedy Jul 30 '18 at 17:07
  • Well, I am not much familiar with Javascript. I was just using the code style that I found in Google Earth Engine API and there is no use of 'new' codeword in their API for declaring and using variable of Date type. – Shahriar49 Jul 31 '18 at 0:38
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Don't use for-loops for reasons described here and here and here. Do it this way:

var aDate = ee.Date.fromYMD(2015,12,21);
var days = ee.List.sequence(1, 10);
var dates = days.map(function(d) {
  return aDate.advance(d, 'day');
});
print(dates);

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