getTime - Response Message Sample

This section provides a request message sample of getTime Web service.

The response of getTime Web service can be delivered in "xml", "json" or "php" message format. In the response, the current time from a Yahoo server will be included in Unix timestamp or standard milliseconds time format.

After running the "Request 1" sample in the previous tutorial, look at the response window. You will see the response message of "getTime" in XML format returned with the current time:

<Result
   xsi:schemaLocation="urn:yahoo:developer 
   http://developer.yahooapis.com/TimeService/V1/GetTimeResponse.xsd" 
   type="web" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" 
   xmlns="urn:yahoo:developer">
   <Timestamp>1311478740</Timestamp>
</Result>
<!--p5.ydn.re1.yahoo.com uncompressed/chunked Sat Jul 23 20:39:00 PDT 2011-->

The result looks good. The timestamp number returned, 1311478740, is the number of seconds passed since Jan 1, 1970.

Click the "Raw" vertical tab. You will see the entire HTTP response including header lines:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Date: Sat Jul 23 20:39:00 PDT
P3P: policyref="http://info.yahoo.com/w3c/p3p.xml", CP="CAO DSP CO..."
Vary: Accept-Encoding
Connection: close
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=utf-8
Content-Encoding: gzip
Cache-Control: private

(response XML...)

Last update: 2011.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 SoapUI - Web Service Testing Tool

 SOAP Web Service and SoapUI

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 GetCountries - Get All Countries and Territories

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 GetGMTbyCountry - Get GMT Information of a Given Country

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 GetCitiesByCountry - Get Cities by Country

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 GetAirportInformationByCountry - Get Airport Code by Country

 GetGeoIP - Get Country by IP Address

 ConvertTemp - Convert Temperature Unit

 ChangeLengthUnit - Convert Length Unit

 ConvertWeight - Convert Weight Unit

 ChangeAreaUnit - Convert Area Unit

 Code39 - Generate Bar Code Images in Code 39 Format

 GenerateBarCode - Generate Bar Code Images

 GetMortgagePayment - Calculate Mortgage Payment

 ConversionRate - Get Currency Exchange Rate

 GetQuote - Get Stock Quote

getTime - Get the Current Time

 getTime - Usage Description

 getTime - HTTP Request Sample

getTime - Response Message Sample

 getTime Response in JSON Format

 getTime Response in PHP Format

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 GetWeatherByZipCode - Get Weather by ZIP Code in US

 NDFDgenByDay - US Weather Forecast by Day

 NDFDgen - US-Weather Forecast for a Single Location

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