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Python Functional Python Functional Workhorses attrgetter

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Use sorted() and attrgetter() to sort date_list by the day attribute of each datetime object. Save this sorting into a variable named sorted_dates

sorting.py
import datetime
from operator import attrgetter

date_list = [
    datetime.datetime(2015, 4, 29, 10, 15, 39),
    datetime.datetime(2006, 8, 15, 14, 59, 2),
    datetime.datetime(1981, 5, 16, 2, 10, 42),
    datetime.datetime(2012, 8, 9, 14, 59, 2),
]
sorted_dates = sorted(datetime.datetime, key=attrgetter('day'))

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
211,090 Points

You have the right idea, but the first argument to "sorted" must be the thing that you are going to sort, which in this case is the "date_list":

sorted_dates = sorted(date_list, key=attrgetter('day'))