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MySQL TIME_TO_SEC function

MySQL TIME_TO_SEC() function


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MySQL TIME_TO_SEC() converts a time value in to seconds.

Syntax :


Where tm is a time.

Pictorial Presentation

Pictorial Presentation of MySQL TIME_TO_SEC() function


Example :

The following statement will convert the specified time 05:15:40 in seconds.

SELECT TIME_TO_SEC('05:15:40');


mysql> SELECT TIME_TO_SEC('05:15:40');
| TIME_TO_SEC('05:15:40') |
|                   18940 | 
1 row in set (0.02 sec)

PHP script

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
<title>example-time_to_sec-function - php mysql examples | w3resource</title>
<meta name="description" content="PHP MySQL PDO Example">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.5/css/bootstrap.min.css">
<div class="container">
<div class="row">
<div class="col-md-12">
<h2>Conversion of a given time expression 05:15:40 to seconds:</h2>
<table class='table table-bordered'>
$db = "your_dbname"; 
$dbh = new PDO("mysql:host=$hostname;dbname=$db", $username, $password);
foreach($dbh->query('SELECT TIME_TO_SEC("05:15:40")') as $row) {
echo "<tr>"; 
echo "<td>" . $row['TIME_TO_SEC("05:15:40")'] . "</td>"; 
echo "</tr>";  

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JSP script

<%@page contentType="text/html" pageEncoding="UTF-8"%>
<%@ page import="java.sql.*" %>
<%@ page import="java.io.*" %>
<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
try {
String Host = "jdbc:mysql://localhost:3306/w3resour_bookinfo";
Connection connection = null;
Statement statement = null;
ResultSet rs = null;
connection = DriverManager.getConnection(Host, "root", "datasoft123");
statement = connection.createStatement();
String Data ="SELECT TIME_TO_SEC('05:15:40')";
rs = statement.executeQuery(Data);
<TABLE border="1">
<tr width="10" bgcolor="#9979">
while (rs.next()) {
<%   }    %>
} catch (Exception ex) {
out.println("Can’t connect to database.");

All Date and Time Functions :

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