1. Artur Barseghyan
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Overview

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simple_timer

A timer module. Makes it easy to track elapsed time.

Installation

Latest stable version on PyPI:

$ pip install simple_timer

Latest stable version on bitbucket:

$ pip install -e hg+http://bitbucket.org/barseghyanartur/timer@stable#egg=simple_timer

Usage example

Required imports.

>>> from simple_timer import Timer

Initialise timer.

>>> timer = Timer()

Print elapsed duration.

>>> print timer.duration
0.16

Print elapsed timedelta.

>>> print timer.timedelta
datetime.timedelta(0, 0, 7)

Stop the timer. Stopping the timer makes the duration and timedelta properties to freeze.

>>> timer.stop()

Print frozen timedelta value.

>>> print timer.timedelta
datetime.timedelta(0, 2, 943660)

Print frozen duration value.

>>> print timer.duration
2.94366

Once stoped, when calling the stop method again unfreezes the timer, calculates the new values and freezes the timer again.

Shortcut for stopping and returning the duration value.

>>> timer.stop_and_return_duration()
143.230978

Shortcut for stopping and returning the timedelta value.

>>> timer.stop_and_return_timedelta()
datetime.timedelta(0, 170, 351115)

License

GPL 2.0/LGPL 2.1

Author

Artur Barseghyan <artur.barseghyan@gmail.com>