Place the timer in Python script

Dave Angel davea at ieee.org
Fri Sep 18 14:52:14 CEST 2009


Vamsikrishna wrote:
> How to place the timer in python code.
>
> I want calculate the python script execution time.
>
> ex : Start Timer
>     : End Timer
>
> Execution Time : End Timer - Start Timer.
>
> How can we write the python code for this.
>
> Help would be appreciable.
>
> Thanks in Advance.
>
> Vamsi
>
>   
import time
start = time.time()
...... DO SOME STUFF

print "Elapsed time", time.time() - start

Note that the time resolution on some OS's is better than others.  So if 
you're on a system that only gives one-second resolution, you may want 
to use a different function.

DaveA





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