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Save dates as BSON date type

I have been trying to save date objects in the BSON date format, but I always end up with a string. I tried using the $date key from this page: but no joy.

My aim in doing this is to speed up search while finding documents inside date ranges. I am assuming that BSON date would be faster than string comparisons.

Any help would be much appreciated.
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Hi, if you are using BL to create these dates, you should be able to simply use `new Date()` to create a native date object.
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