Microtime / Milliseconds?

(Ben Johnson) #1

How do I get more precision that seconds in ruby? If I wanted to know 1
millisecond passed how would I do this?

Thanks for your help.

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(James Edward Gray II) #2

How do I get more precision that seconds in ruby? If I wanted to know 1
millisecond passed how would I do this?

>> start = Time.now
=> Tue Aug 22 12:25:24 CDT 2006
>> elapsed = start - Time.now
=> -16.744711

The fractional portion is fractional seconds. Hope that helps.

James Edward Gray II

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On Aug 22, 2006, at 12:23 PM, Ben Johnson wrote:

(Ara.T.Howard) #3

a = Time.now.to_f

   b = Time.now.to_f

   p(b - a)

also there's Time.now.usec

-a

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On Wed, 23 Aug 2006, Ben Johnson wrote:

How do I get more precision that seconds in ruby? If I wanted to know 1
millisecond passed how would I do this?

Thanks for your help.

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