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Python Dates and Times in Python (2014) Dates and Times strftime & strptime

Kennedy Malonga
Kennedy Malonga
22,856 Points

Create a new function named from_string that takes two arguments: a date as a string and an strftime-compatible format s

solution please

## 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(date1):
    return date1.strftime("%d %B %Y")

def from_string('datetime', format):
    return datetime.datetime.strftime("09/24/12 18:30", "%m/%d/%y %H:%M")

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,274 Points

You were closer in your previous question about this exercise.

  • it's not valid syntax to use a string literal as a parameter name
  • you need to use both of the passed arguments in the method
  • you won't need to use any literal values in the method