Unix Time stamps

Hello,

Does anyone have a coldfusion script to convert a normal date/time ie: now() into a unix timestamp.

Many Thanks
doggybsAsked:
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mkishlineCommented:
<cfset unixtimestamp = DateDiff("s",CreateDate(1970,1,1),Now()) />

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doggybsAuthor Commented:
Spot on! cheers mkishine.
doggybsAuthor Commented:
Do you have any ideas on getting the time stamp in milliseconds?

Thanks
mkishlineCommented:
Coldfusion doesn't have any functions that determine time stamps with that degree of accuracy, so your best bet would be to ballpark the value by multiplying your timestamp by 1000.
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