This chapter describes functions for manipulating dates and times, including functions for determining what time it is and conversion between different time representations.
|• Time Basics||Concepts and definitions.|
|• Time Types||Data types to represent time.|
|• Calculating Elapsed Time||How to calculate the length of an interval.|
|• Processor And CPU Time||Time a program has spent executing.|
|• Calendar Time||Manipulation of “real” dates and times.|
|• Setting an Alarm||Sending a signal after a specified time.|
|• Sleeping||Waiting for a period of time.|