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# Go – How to convert time duration into seconds in Go

Here, we are going to learnÂ about how to convert time duration into seconds in Go. We will learn it by example and program.

Seconds() method of time package will be used to convert time duration into seconds in Go.

Function prototype:

func (d Duration) Seconds() float64

Input parameters:

Duration: type Duration int64

Return value:

Seconds() function in time package returns the duration as a floating point number of seconds.

Example with code:

```package main

import (
"fmt"
"time"
)

func main() {

h, _ := time.ParseDuration("2h30m")

fmt.Printf("Convert 2 hour 30 minutes to Seconds: %.2f\n", h.Seconds())

h, _ = time.ParseDuration("2s")

fmt.Printf("Convert 2 seconds to Seconds: %.2f\n", h.Seconds())

h, _ = time.ParseDuration("30m")

fmt.Printf("Convert 30 minutes to Seconds: %.2f\n", h.Seconds())

}
```

Output:

``` Convert 2 hour 30 minutes to Seconds: 9000.00

Convert 2 seconds to Seconds: 2.00

Convert 30 minutes to Seconds: 1800.00```

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`https://www.techieindoor.com/go-lang-tutorial/`

References:

`https://golang.org/doc/https://golang.org/pkg/`
Posted in golang, time

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