Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Python Time mktime() Method with example



Hello guys! Welcome back to another section of my tutorial on Python. In this tutorial guide, we are going to be discussing about the Python's Time mktime() method.

Python Time mktime() method is the opposite function of localtime(). Its argument is the full 9 tuple or the struct_time. It returns a floating point number, for compatibility with time().

If in any case the input value cannot be represented as a valid time, either OverflowError or ValueError will be raised.

Syntax

The following below is the syntax for the Python Time mktime() method -

time.mktime( t )


Parameter Details

  • t - The tuple of 9 elements or struct_time.

Return Value

This method returns a floating point number for compatibility with time().

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

t = (2020, 7, 15, 17, 3, 38, 1, 48, 0)
secs = time.mktime( t )
print "time.mktime(t) : %f" %  secs
print "asctime(localtime(secs)): %s" % time.asctime(time.localtime(secs))

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

time.mktime(t) : 1234890218.000000
asctime(localtime(secs)): Wed Jul 15 17:03:38 2020


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

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