Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

timestamp

Posted on 2011-03-01
8
Medium Priority
?
627 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Is there a way of getting the timestamp displayed in time form from a mysql query rather than having to convert it within php?
0
Comment
Question by:PeterErhard
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
8 Comments
 
LVL 143

Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 35005318
0
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:Kalpan
ID: 35005417
you use FROM_UNIXTIME as below example


> SELECT create FROM phpkit ;

The output
----------------
Created
--------------
1216053466
-------------------
> SELECT DATE( FROM_UNIXTIME( `created` ) ) AS pDate FROM phpkit

OUTPUT as follows,
------------------------------
2008-07-14
------------------------------
0
 

Author Comment

by:PeterErhard
ID: 35005436
Can you please point me towards the function I'm after? I've had a look at the description of each one, and can't see which one I'm after.
0
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 

Author Comment

by:PeterErhard
ID: 35005478
Thanks kalmax, that gave me the date, but I need the time as well. How can I do that?
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:Vimal DM
ID: 35005514
Hi,

See the following points,you can get some ideas on this

1) Compute the current date.

    SELECT date('now');

2) Compute the last day of the current month.

    SELECT date('now','start of month','+1 month','-1 day');

3) Compute the date and time given a unix timestamp 1092941466.

    SELECT datetime(1092941466, 'unixepoch');

4) Compute the date and time given a unix timestamp 1092941466, and compensate for your local timezone.

    SELECT datetime(1092941466, 'unixepoch', 'localtime');

5) Compute the current unix timestamp.

    SELECT strftime('%s','now');

6) Compute the number of days since the signing of the US Declaration of Independence.

    SELECT julianday('now') - julianday('1776-07-04');

7) Compute the number of seconds since a particular moment in 2004:

    SELECT strftime('%s','now') - strftime('%s','2004-01-01 02:34:56');

8) Compute the date of the first Tuesday in October for the current year.

    SELECT date('now','start of year','+9 months','weekday 2');

9) Compute the time since the unix epoch in seconds (like strftime('%s','now') except includes fractional part):

    SELECT (julianday('now') - 2440587.5)*86400.0;


I have taken this from a google searched pages
0
 

Author Comment

by:PeterErhard
ID: 35005581
and they all error out with similar errors to the following:

Error
SQL query:

SELECT DATETIME( 1298403320,  'unixepoch',  'localtime' )

MySQL said:

#1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near '(1298403320, 'unixepoch', 'localtime')' at line 1
0
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
Kalpan earned 2000 total points
ID: 35005796
please try as below

SELECT CONCAT(DATE(FROM_UNIXTIME(1216053466))," ",TIME(FROM_UNIXTIME(1216053466))) AS pDate;
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:PeterErhard
ID: 35005893
Thank you very much.
0

Featured Post

10 Questions to Ask when Buying Backup Software

Choosing the right backup solution for your organization can be a daunting task. To make the selection process easier, ask solution providers these 10 key questions.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

There are times when I have encountered the need to decompress a response from a PHP request. This is how it's done, but you must have control of the request and you can set the Accept-Encoding header.
Backups and Disaster RecoveryIn this post, we’ll look at strategies for backups and disaster recovery.
Learn how to match and substitute tagged data using PHP regular expressions. Demonstrated on Windows 7, but also applies to other operating systems. Demonstrated technique applies to PHP (all versions) and Firefox, but very similar techniques will w…
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

660 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question