Converting Epoch time to datetime RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have managed to convert from Unix time (time since 1970 in milliseconds) with the following:

    Dim epochdate As DateTime
    Dim seconds_since_epoch As Double
    Dim converted_datetime As Date
    epochdate = #01/01/1970 00:00:00# 
    seconds_since_epoch = 1531850023.185
    converted_datetime = DateAdd("s", seconds_since_epoch, epochdate) '

    However, the 'converted_datetime' is correct but doesnt include milliseconds.  Is there a way to get milliseconds?

    Monday, March 16, 2020 3:07 PM

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  • I get Milliseconds if I test =>

        Public Shared Function UnixTimeStampToDateTime(ByVal nUnixTimeStamp As Double) As DateTime
            Dim dtDateTime As System.DateTime = New DateTime(1970, 1, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, System.DateTimeKind.Utc)
            dtDateTime = dtDateTime.AddSeconds(nUnixTimeStamp).ToLocalTime()
            Return dtDateTime
        End Function

    Dim nSeconds_since_epoch As Double = 1531850023.185
    Dim dtResult As DateTime = UnixTimeStampToDateTime(nSeconds_since_epoch)
    Dim sMilliseconds As String = dtResult.ToString("fff")

    Monday, March 16, 2020 4:04 PM
  • THanks, that does indeed work.

    Is there a way I can get that dtResult formatted as YYYY/MM/DD HH:MM:SS.SSS?

    Monday, March 16, 2020 4:12 PM
  • Try using .ToString

    Dim seconds_since_epoch As Double = 1531850023.185
    Console.WriteLine(UnixTimeStampToDateTime(seconds_since_epoch).ToString("yyyy/MM/dd hh:mm:ss"))

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    Monday, March 16, 2020 4:16 PM
  • THanks, that does indeed work.

    Is there a way I can get that dtResult formatted as YYYY/MM/DD HH:MM:SS.SSS?

    You can do :

    Dim sDateResult As String = dtResult.ToString("yyyy/MM/dd hh:mm:ss.fff")

    Monday, March 16, 2020 4:20 PM
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