timeval

Returns a timeval depending on some optional values.

This function does not generate an event.

Function

Interface Arguments Description
timeval() None Return a timeval with the current date/tine.
timeval(ts) int/float Return a timeval from a given UNIX time stamp.
timeval(str, [fmt]) str Return a timeval from a given string. See initialize from string for a details.
datetime(int, int, int, [int, [int, [int]]], [zone]) int, int,… str Return a timeval using values for individual time units, with optional time zone.

Return value

Returns a timeval object.

Example

This code shows a few examples for timeval():

[
    {timeval();                                     /* current time                 */ },
    {timeval(1607609782);                           /* Thu, 10 Dec 2020 14:16:22    */ },
    {timeval(2013, 2, 6, 12);                       /* Wed, 06 Feb 2013             */ },
    {timeval(2013, 2, 6, 13, 'Europe/Amsterdam');   /* with a time zone             */ },
    {timeval('1978-08-07T13:30:00Z');               /* Mon, 07 Aug 1978 13:30       */ },
    {timeval('12/10/2020', '%M/%s/%Y');             /* Thu, 10 Dec 2020             */ },
];

Return value in JSON format with the collection time zone configured as UTC:

[
    1607610966,
    1607609782,
    1360152000,
    1360152000,
    271344600,
    1577836810
]