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  • Last Updated : 09 Jan, 2020

DateTime#to_time() : to_time() is a DateTime class method which returns the time object which denotes the DateTime object self.

Syntax: DateTime.to_time()

Parameter: DateTime values

Return: duplicate DateTime object self and resets its to_time.

Example #1 :




# Ruby code for DateTime.to_time() method
  
# loading library
require 'date'
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_a = DateTime.new(2019, 8, 10, 4, 10, 9)
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_b = DateTime.new(2019, 8, 10.5)
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_c = DateTime.new(2019, 8, 10, 4, 10, 9, Rational(4, 24))
  
  
#  to_time method
puts "DateTime to_time form : #{date_a.to_time}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime to_time form : #{date_b.to_time}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime to_time form : #{date_c.to_time}\n\n"

Output :

DateTime to_time form : 2019-08-10 06:10:09 +0200

DateTime to_time form : 2019-08-10 14:00:00 +0200

DateTime to_time form : 2019-08-10 02:10:09 +0200

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for DateTime.to_time() method
  
# loading library
require 'date'
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_a = DateTime.new(2019, 8, 10, 5)
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_b = DateTime.parse('10 Aug 2018 04:10:06+04:30')
  
# declaring DateTime value
date_c = DateTime.new(2019, 8, 10, 4, 10, 9, '+03:00')
  
  
#  to_time method
puts "DateTime to_time form : #{date_a.to_time}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime to_time form : #{date_b.to_time}\n\n"
  
puts "DateTime to_time form : #{date_c.to_time}\n\n"

Output :

DateTime to_time form : 2019-08-10 07:00:00 +0200

DateTime to_time form : 2018-08-10 01:40:06 +0200

DateTime to_time form : 2019-08-10 03:10:09 +0200


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