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PHP Exercises : Delay the program execution for the specified number of seconds

PHP : Exercise-18 with Solution

Write a PHP script to delay the program execution for the given number of seconds.

Sample Solution: -

PHP Code:

<?php
// current time
  echo date('h:i:s') . "\n";
  // sleep for 5 seconds
  sleep(5);
  // wake up
  echo date('h:i:s')."\n";
?>

Sample Output:

02:47:42                                                            
02:47:47 

int sleep ( int $seconds ): sleep() function is used to delay the program execution for the given number of seconds.

Flowchart:

Flowchart: Delay the program execution for the specified number of seconds

PHP Code Editor:

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