How to get the seconds between two dates in Python

To get the seconds between two dates in Python you can use the following snippet.

Sample Python

import datetime
import time

def DateDiffSeconds(dateOlder, dateNewer):
  timedelta = dateNewer - dateOlder
  return timedelta.days*24*3600 + timedelta.seconds

dateOlder = datetime.datetime(2014,07,01,00,00,00)
dateNewer = datetime.datetime(2014,07,02,11,30,00)
print DateDiffSeconds(dateOlder,dateNewer)

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