Python time asctime() Method

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Description

The method asctime() converts a tuple or struct_time representing a time as returned by gmtime() or localtime() to a 24-character string of the following form: 'Tue Feb 17 23:21:05 2009'.

Syntax

Following is the syntax for asctime() method:

time.asctime([t]))

Parameters

  • t -- This is a tuple of 9 elements or struct_time representing a time as returned by gmtime() or localtime() function.

Return Value

This method returns 24-character string of the following form: 'Tue Feb 17 23:21:05 2009'.

Example

The following example shows the usage of asctime() method.

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

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

When we run above program, it produces following result:

time.asctime(t): Tue Feb 17 09:42:58 2009



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