Now

Now( )
Now( )
Now( )
Now( )
now( )
Now( )

Description

The Now function constructs a Timestamp representing the transaction’s start time.

Multiple calls to Now within a single transaction produce the same timestamp. The transaction’s start time is the same on all nodes that participate in the transaction. During a temporal query, Now still means the transaction’s start time, not the temporal query’s specified timestamp.

Parameters

None.

Returns

A Timestamp which represents the transaction’s start time.

Examples

The following query returns a Timestamp for the transaction’s start time:

Value result = await client.Query(
    Now()
);
FaunaTime(2020-10-26T23:56:52.326Z)
result, err := client.Query(
	f.Now())

if err != nil {
	fmt.Fprintln(os.Stderr, err)
} else {
	fmt.Println(result)
}
{346000000 63739344055 <nil>}
System.out.println(
    client.query(
        Now()
    ).get()
);
2020-06-29T21:40:01.186Z
client.query(
  q.Now()
)
.then((ret) => console.log(ret))
.catch((err) => console.error('Error: %s', err))
Time("2019-10-02T19:34:56.789012Z")
result = client.query(
  q.now()
)
print(result)
FaunaTime('2020-01-27T21:33:13.631869Z')
println(Await.result(
  client.query(
    Now()
  ),
  5.seconds
))
2019-10-02T19:34:56.789012Z

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