DateTimeOffset.ToUnixTimeSeconds() Method in C#

DateTimeOffset.ToUnixTimeSeconds Method is used to return the number of seconds that have elapsed since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z. Before returning the Unix time, this method will convert the current instance to the UTC. And also, it will return a negative value for the date and time values before 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z.

Syntax: public long ToUnixTimeSeconds ();

Return Value: This method return the number of seconds that have elapsed since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z.



Below programs illustrate the use of DateTimeOffset.ToUnixTimeSeconds() Method:

Example 1:

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

// C# program to demonstrate the
// DateTimeOffset.ToUnixTimeMilliseconds()
// Method
using System;
using System.Globalization;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Main Method
    public static void Main()
    {
        // creating object of  DateTimeOffset
        DateTimeOffset offset = new DateTimeOffset(2017,
                6, 1, 7, 55, 0, new TimeSpan(-5, 0, 0));
  
        // Returns the number of seconds
        // that have elapsed since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z.
        // instance using ToUnixTimeSeconds() method
        long value = offset.ToUnixTimeSeconds();
  
        // Display the time
        Console.WriteLine("Returns the number of"+
                         " seconds : {0}", value);
    }
}

chevron_right


Output:

Returns the number of seconds : 1496321700

Example 2:

filter_none

edit
close

play_arrow

link
brightness_4
code

// C# program to demonstrate the
// DateTimeOffset.ToUnixTimeSeconds()
// Method
using System;
using System.Globalization;
  
class GFG {
  
    // Main Method
    public static void Main()
    {
        // creating object of  DateTimeOffset
        DateTimeOffset offset = new DateTimeOffset(2017,
                6, 1, 7, 55, 0, new TimeSpan(-5, 0, 0));
  
        // Returns the number of seconds
        // that have elapsed since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z.
        // instance using ToUnixTimeSeconds() method
        long value = offset.ToUnixTimeSeconds();
  
        // Display the time
        Console.WriteLine("Returns the number of"+
                         " seconds : {0}", value);
    }
}

chevron_right


Output:

Returns the number of seconds : 1496321700

Reference:



My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up

Check out this Author's contributed articles.

If you like GeeksforGeeks and would like to contribute, you can also write an article using contribute.geeksforgeeks.org or mail your article to contribute@geeksforgeeks.org. See your article appearing on the GeeksforGeeks main page and help other Geeks.

Please Improve this article if you find anything incorrect by clicking on the "Improve Article" button below.




Article Tags :

Be the First to upvote.


Please write to us at contribute@geeksforgeeks.org to report any issue with the above content.