How to get the hostname of the node in C++?

In C++, how to get the hostname of the node? In C++, the C way works too. However, with Boost, you can use the boost::asio::ip::host_name() function to get the hostname as a std::string: namespace boost { namespace asio { namespace ip { /// Get the current host name. BOOST_ASIO_DECL std::string host_name(); … More at http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_63_0/boost/asio/ip/host_name.hpp […]

How to get the hostname of the node in Python?

In Python, how to get the hostname of the node? In Python, you can get the hostname by the socket.gethostname() library function in the socket module: import socket hostname = socket.gethostname() Example: $ python Python 2.7.5 (default, Nov 6 2016, 00:28:07) [GCC 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-11)] on linux2 Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” […]

How to convert epoch timestamp to human readable date format in Python?

How to convert an epoch timestamp to a human readable date format? In Python: import time time.strftime(“%a, %d %b %Y %H:%M:%S %Z”, time.localtime(epoch)) One example: $ python Python 2.7.5 (default, Nov 6 2016, 00:28:07) [GCC 4.8.5 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-11)] on linux2 Type “help”, “copyright”, “credits” or “license” for more information. >>> import time >>> […]

How to get the epoch timestamp in Java?

In Java, how to get the epoch timestamp, the number of seconds passed since the epoch? In Java, you can get the current time in milliseconds and then calculate the epoch time: long ts = System.currentTimeMillis()/1000; Example: $ wget –quiet https://github.com/albertlatacz/java-repl/releases/download/428/javarepl-428.jar -O /tmp/javarepo-428.jar && java -jar /tmp/javarepo-428.jar Welcome to JavaREPL version 428 (Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit […]

How to get an environment variable in Python?

In Python, how to get the value (string) of an environment variable? In Python, all environment variables can be accessed directly through os.environ import os print os.environ[‘HOME’] If the environment variable is not present, it will raise a KeyError. You can use get to return None if the environment variable is not present: print os.environ.get(‘ENV_MIGHT_EXIST’) […]

Any good Java REPL tool/implementation?

Any good suggestions on a Java REPL implementation like ‘scala’ and ‘python’ or ‘php -a’? The java-repl tool https://github.com/albertlatacz/java-repl/ works nicely for most situations for me. It is released as a .jar. Hence, it is easy to download and run: $ wget –quiet https://github.com/albertlatacz/java-repl/releases/download/428/javarepl-428.jar -O /tmp/javarepo-428.jar && java -jar /tmp/javarepo-428.jar One usage example is as […]