Python Time asctime() Method with example



Hello dear readers! Welcome back to another edition of our tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be studying about the Python Time asctime() method.

Python Time asctime() function converts a tuple or struct_time representing a time as returned by gmtime() or localtime() method to the 24 character string of this form: 'Tue Jul 14 19:39:58 2020'.

Syntax

Following below is the syntax for the Python Time asctime() method -

time.asctime( [ t ] )


Parameter Details

  • t - The tuple of 9 elements or struct_time that represents a time as returned by gmtime() or localtime() function.

Return Value

It returns a 24 character string of the following form: 'Tue Jul 14 19:39:58 2020'.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

t = time.localtime()
print "time.asctime(t): %s " % time.asctime(t)

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

time.asctime(t): Tue Jul 14 19:39:58 2020


Alright guys! This is where we are rounding up for this tutorial post. In our next tutorial, we are going to be studying about the Python Time clock() method.

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