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Ruby | Time tv_sec function

  • Last Updated : 07 Jan, 2020
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Time#tv_sec() is a Time class method which returns the value of time as an integer number of seconds since the Epoch.

Syntax: Time.tv_sec()

Parameter: Time values

Return: the value of time as an integer number of seconds since the Epoch.

Example #1 :






# Ruby code for Time.tv_sec() method
  
# loading library
require 'time'
  
# declaring time 
a = Time.new(2019)
  
# declaring time
b = Time.new(2019, 10)
  
# declaring time
c = Time.new(2019, 12, 31)
  
# Time 
puts "Time a : #{a}\n\n"
puts "Time b : #{b}\n\n"
puts "Time c : #{c}\n\n\n\n"
  
  
# tv_sec form 
puts "Time a tv_sec form : #{a.tv_sec}\n\n"
puts "Time b tv_sec form : #{b.tv_sec}\n\n"
puts "Time c tv_sec form : #{c.tv_sec}\n\n"

Output :

Time a : 2019-01-01 00:00:00 +0100

Time b : 2019-10-01 00:00:00 +0200

Time c : 2019-12-31 00:00:00 +0100



Time a tv_sec form : 1546297200

Time b tv_sec form : 1569880800

Time c tv_sec form : 1577746800

Example #2 :




# Ruby code for Time.tv_sec() method
  
# loading library
require 'time'
  
# declaring time 
a = Time.now
  
# declaring time
b = Time.new(1000, 10, 10)
  
# declaring time
c = Time.new(2020, 12)
  
# Time 
puts "Time a : #{a}\n\n"
puts "Time b : #{b}\n\n"
puts "Time c : #{c}\n\n\n\n"
  
  
# tv_sec form 
puts "Time a tv_sec form : #{a.tv_sec}\n\n"
puts "Time b tv_sec form : #{b.tv_sec}\n\n"
puts "Time c tv_sec form : #{c.tv_sec}\n\n"

Output :

Time a : 2019-08-27 05:42:43 +0200

Time b : 1000-10-10 00:00:00 +0053

Time c : 2020-12-01 00:00:00 +0100



Time a tv_sec form : 1566877363

Time b tv_sec form : -30585862408

Time c tv_sec form : 1606777200




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