now

Returns a Date object representing the current date and time. Note, the current date and time is taken from that of the executing deployment engine, not of the Endpoint running the web interface.


Usage:


now()

Returns:


Date Object


Example:


set d = now();

echo "The time now is $d";

echo "Epoch is ${d.to_int()}";


Result:


The time now is Wednesday, April 06, 2016 15:41:50

Epoch is 1459953710


See Also:

date()