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[Date_Msec] returns an integer representing the number of milliseconds recorded on the machine's internal clock. Can be used for precise timing of code execution.

[Date_Msec] is runctionally equivalent to [millis]. For new projects in Lasso 9 use of [millis] is encouraged.

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To time the execution of code:

Use the [Date_Msec] method. The following example times the execution of an arbitrary code sample.


var(start = Date_Msec)
// code to time
'Execution time: ' + (Date_Msec - $start) + ' milliseconds.'


Execution time: 1194 milliseconds.

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