Python : Delay with time.sleep() function example



Tags : python delay time sleep

It has been a while since I look at Python code. Need to read up a legacy code left by the previous developer and do some minor adjustment to the existing source code.

Basic stuff, nothing to deep or complicated. Just need to introduce delay into the code.

Here is an example on how to use Python's time module to delay execution.

 import time

 def main():

 print("The time is : " + time.strftime("%c"))

 time.sleep(10) # delay for 10 seconds

 print("After 10 seconds, the time is now : " + time.strftime("%c"))

 if __name__ == '__main__':
 main()

Sample output :

The time is : Fri Oct 23 09:51:28 2015

After 10 seconds, the time is now : Fri Oct 23 09:51:38 2015

Reference :

https://docs.python.org/3.4/library/time.html

  See also : Golang : Call a function after some delay(time.Sleep and Tick)



Tags : python delay time sleep

By Adam Ng

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