Get milliseconds from Unix epoch in C#
I needed a method in C# to get the number of milliseconds since the start of Unix time.
Unix time (also known as POSIX time or UNIX Epoch time) is a system for describing a point in time, defined as the number of seconds that have elapsed since 00:00:00 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), Thursday, 1 January 1970, minus the number of leap seconds that have taken place since then.
This is the
DateTime extension method I came up with:
Example of usage: