Type Method

dateWithTimeIntervalSince1970:

Creates and returns a date object set to the given number of seconds from 00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 1970.

Declaration

+ (instancetype)dateWithTimeIntervalSince1970:(NSTimeInterval)secs;

Parameters

seconds

The number of seconds from the reference date (00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 1970) for the new date. Use a negative argument to specify a date and time before the reference date.

Return Value

An NSDate object set to seconds seconds from the reference date.

Discussion

This method is useful for creating NSDate objects from time_t values returned by BSD system functions.

See Also

Creating a Date

+ date

Creates and returns a new date object set to the current date and time.

+ dateWithTimeIntervalSinceNow:

Creates and returns a date object set to a given number of seconds from the current date and time.

+ dateWithTimeInterval:sinceDate:

Creates and returns a date object set to a given number of seconds from the specified date.

+ dateWithTimeIntervalSinceReferenceDate:

Creates and returns a date object set to a given number of seconds from 00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 2001.