convert date and time to integer

Posted on 2006-11-07
Last Modified: 2008-02-01

Please assist how can we convert date and time value to integer?

Question by:FrankPorter
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mherchl earned 50 total points
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can you give an example, what you exactly want to do?

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VoteyDisciple earned 350 total points
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If you're trying to get a PHP timestamp, the way to do it is just:

FROM the_table;

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Raynard7 earned 100 total points
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I'd reccomend that you use UNIX_TIMESTAMP

however you could also use a number yyyymmddhhnnss which would also be an integer (the maths would not be good with it either)
Date_Format(now(), '%Y%m%d%H%i%S')

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