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function to convert UNIX time to human time in .net

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Hello,

i have looked all over the next for a converter for my unix time and i get arithmetic errors over and over can someone help me with this.

 MsgBox(DateAdd("s", CDbl(ModifiedDate), "01/01/1970 00:00:00"))
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by:Chris Jones
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Yes I have reviewed and tried both links and I get the similar error.
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by:Wasim Akram Shaik
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what kind of error have you got?

Please post error message which will help our experts review and suggest ..!!
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this is the error i get when i run this function

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Value to add was out of range.
Parameter name: value

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    Private Function ConvertFromUnixTimestamp(ByVal timestamp As Double) As DateTime
        Dim origin As New DateTime(1970, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, _
         0)
        Return origin.AddSeconds(timestamp)
    End Function

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NOTE: error happens on teh return
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Wasim Akram Shaik earned 2000 total points
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I believe this is something w.r.to variable type, the value which is being captured in the variable is not allowing that range of value..

check from that prospect.. i have found out a link for you.. see if this helps..in this link also its given that value is being returned in milli seconds, so you might change it to /1000 .. just have a look, you will get an idea..

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15926261/convert-epoch-unix-to-datetime
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Awesome thank you it was the milliseconds that was throwing it off

i used that posts function as well

    Public Function ConvertUnixTimeStamp(ByVal unixTimeStamp As String) As System.Nullable(Of DateTime)
        Return New DateTime(1970, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0).AddMilliseconds(Convert.ToDouble(unixTimeStamp))
    End Function

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by:Wasim Akram Shaik
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Welcome...!!! Glad that I could be of help :)
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Thanks for the fast response
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