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To calculate the difference between two timestamps in JavaScript, you can use the`Date` object and perform simple arithmetic operations. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to achieve this: 1. Get the timestamps:

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const timestamp1 = Date.now(); // or any valid timestamp
const timestamp2 = Date.now(); // or any valid timestamp
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Replace`Date.now()` with the actual timestamps you want to calculate the difference between. Note:`Date.now()` returns the current timestamp in milliseconds since January 1, 1970. 2. Calculate the difference: Subtract one timestamp from the other to get the time difference in milliseconds.

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const difference = timestamp2 - timestamp1;
console.log(difference);  // Output: the difference in milliseconds
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In this example,`timestamp2 - timestamp1` calculates the difference between the two timestamps in milliseconds. 3. Convert the difference to other units: If you want the difference in a specific unit (e.g., seconds, minutes, hours), you can perform further calculations.

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const seconds = Math.floor(difference / 1000);
const minutes = Math.floor(difference / (1000 * 60));
const hours = Math.floor(difference / (1000 * 60 * 60));
const days = Math.floor(difference / (1000 * 60 * 60 * 24));
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In this example,`Math.floor(difference / 1000)` calculates the difference in seconds,`Math.floor(difference / (1000 * 60))` calculates the difference in minutes,`Math.floor(difference / (1000 * 60 * 60))` calculates the difference in hours, and`Math.floor(difference / (1000 * 60 * 60 * 24))` calculates the difference in days. Choose the units that best fit your requirements and adjust the calculations accordingly. 4. Format the output: If desired, you can format the output to display the difference in a more user-friendly manner using string concatenation or template literals.

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console.log(`Difference: \${days} days, \${hours} hours, \${minutes} minutes, \${seconds} seconds`);
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In this example, the difference is displayed in the format "Difference: X days, X hours, X minutes, X seconds". By following these steps, you can calculate the difference between two timestamps in JavaScript. Adjust the calculations and formatting based on your specific requirements. Remember to account for the units you want the difference to be expressed in and handle any conversions accordingly.