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Create a new function named from_string that takes two arguments: a date as a string and an strftime-compatible format.
I have been trying to find help for this challenge but I just don't see what's the problem here.
## Examples # to_string(datetime_object) => "24 September 2012" # from_string("09/24/12 18:30", "%m/%d/%y %H:%M") => datetime import datetime def to_string(datetime): datetime = datetime.strftime('%d %B %Y') return datetime def from_string(date_object, datetimes): date_object = datetime.datetime.strptime(date_object, '%d %B %Y') return datetimes
Steven Parker228,039 Points
I see two issues here:
The challenge tells you that one of the arguments being passed in will be a format string, but it is not being used in the conversion by this code and a fixed format string is being used instead.
And after performing the conversion, this code is returning one of the original arguments instead of the variable holding the conversion result.