Clock tickSeconds() method in Java with Examples
java.time.Clock.tickSeconds(ZoneId zone) method is a static method of Clock class that returns a clock that returns the current instant ticking in whole Seconds using the best available system clock and zone of instant is same as the instant passed as a parameter.
The returned clock is also immutable, thread-safe, and Serializable and this method is equivalent to tick(system(zone), Duration.ofSeconds(1)).
public static Clock tickSeconds(ZoneId zone)
Parameters: This method takes a mandatory parameter zone, which is the time-zone to use to round off instant of a clock in the whole Second.
Return Value: This method returns a clock that returns the current instant ticking in whole Second with zone same as zone passed as parameter.
Code: ZoneId zoneId = ZoneId.of("Asia/Calcutta"); Clock clock = Clock.tickSeconds(zoneId); System.out.println(clock.instant()); Output: 2018-08-21T20:22:32Z Explanation:: method tickSeconds() returns the instant which ticks in a whole Second means nanosecond field is zero.
Below programs illustrates tickSeconds() method of java.time.Clock class:
Program 1; When Clock is created with Zone Kolkata and printing instant of the clock ticking in whole Second.
Program 2: Print the date and Time of clock with zone Europe/Paris and clock ticks per whole Second.
Date and Time :2018-08-22T13:27:41+02:00[Europe/Paris]
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