Python time ctime() Method

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Description

The method ctime() converts a time expressed in seconds since the epoch to a string representing local time. If secs is not provided or None, the current time as returned by time() is used. This function is equivalent to asctime(localtime(secs)). Locale information is not used by ctime().

Syntax

Following is the syntax for ctime() method:

time.ctime([ sec ])

Parameters

  • sec -- These are the number of seconds to be converted into string representation.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.

Example

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

#!/usr/bin/python
import time

print "time.ctime() : %s" % time.ctime()

Let us compile and run the above program, this will produce the following result:

time.ctime() : Tue Feb 17 10:00:18 2009



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