Python Programming/Date and time
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- Sleep for five seconds. Keywords: pause, wait.
- current_time = time.localtime()
- Gets the current date and time, as object of time.struct_time type.
- print time.strftime("%Y-%m-%d", time.localtime())
- Outputs the current date in the ISO format, e.g. 2016-03-20.
- baseClock = time.clock(); time.sleep(5); print time.clock() - baseClock
- Outputs the time elapsed in seconds, as a floating-point number. Is slightly inaccurate.
- print (datetime.date(2016, 3, 20) - datetime.date(2016, 2, 20)).days
- Outputs number of days elapsed between two dates.
- The type of the difference is datetime.timedelta.