How do I get the current time in Elm?

Update for 0.19 It is not possible to get the current time using the standard library.. You need to use elm/time. As with 0.18, all you need is a command and Msg to handle the result type Msg = OnTime Time.Posix getTime : Cmd Msg getTime = Task.perform OnTime Update for 0.18 This has … Read more

Convert UTC to “local” time in Go

Keep in mind that the playground has the time set to 2009-11-10 23:00:00 +0000 UTC, so it is working. The proper way is to use time.LoadLocation though, here’s an example: var countryTz = map[string]string{ “Hungary”: “Europe/Budapest”, “Egypt”: “Africa/Cairo”, } func timeIn(name string) time.Time { loc, err := time.LoadLocation(countryTz[name]) if err != nil { panic(err) } … Read more

Will a docker container auto sync time with its host machine?

If you are on OSX running boot2docker, see this issue: Time synch becomes an issue because the boot2docker host has its time drift while your OS is asleep. Time synch with your docker container cannot be resolved by running your container with -v /etc/localtime:/etc/localtime:ro Instead, for now, you have to periodically run this on … Read more