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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 s
Create a new function named from_string that takes two arguments: a date as a string and an strftime-compatible format string, and returns a datetime created from them.
I have been stuck on this one for a while now. I dont understand exactly whats wrong.
import datetime def to_string(d1): return d1.strftime('%d %B %Y') def from_string(string_date, strf_time): string_date = datetime.datetime.strptime(string_date, '%d %B %Y') strf_time = string_date.strftime('%d %B %Y') return strf_time ## Examples # to_string(datetime_object) => "24 September 2012"
Steven Parker228,038 Points
You're close, here's a couple of hints:
- strftime and strptime do opposite things, it's most unlikely that you'd need both in one function
- one of the arguments to from_string is the format, be sure to use that instead of a string literal