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  • Converting ISO 8061 datetimes to epoch timestamps

    May 13th, 2011
    python, tech  [html]
    If you have something like:
    2011-04-26T00:00:00Z-06
    And you want to convert this into seconds since the epoch, apparently the incantation is:
    int(time.mktime(dateutil.parser.parse(x).timetuple()))
    This requires the dateutil module.

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