SelectPython-Tornado Misc API Reference for Realtime Apps

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This function will return a 17 digit precision Unix epoch.
 
Timetoken
The timetoken is constructed using the following algorithm:
timetoken = (Unix epoch time in seconds) * 10000000
Example of creating a timetoken for a specific time and date
08/19/2013 @ 9:20pm in UTC = 1376961606
timetoken = 1376961606 * 10000000
timetoken = 13769616060000000
To fetch Time you can use the following method(s) in Python SDK
  1. ParameterTypeRequiredDescription
    callbackFunctionOptionalA Callback method should be passed to the method. If set, the api works in async mode. Required argument when working with twisted or tornado.
def _callback(response):
    print(response)
pubnub.time(callback=_callback)
The time() function returns a string timetoken in the following format:

13769501243685161