Thursday, July 16, 2020

Python Time sleep() 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 sleep() method.

The Python Time sleep() function stops execution for the given number of seconds. The argument may be a floating point number for indicating a more precised sleep time.

The actual suspension time may be less than that requested because any caught signal is going to terminate the sleep() following the execution of that signal's catching routine.

Syntax

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

time.sleep( t )


Parameter Details

  • t - The number of seconds execution to be suspended.

Return Value

It does not return any value.

Example

The following below is a simple example -

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

print "Start : %s" % time.ctime()
time.sleep( 5 )
print "End : %s" % time.ctime()

Output
Below is the output of the above example -

Start : Thu Jul 16 09:40:36 2020
End : Thu Jul 16 09:40:41 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 strftime() method.

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