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

I am not understanding why my code is not working for the challenge

import datetime

def to_string(time, form): return time.strftime(form)

def from_string(date, datestr): return datetime.datetime.strptime(date, datestr)

timestrings.py
## 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(time, form):
    return time.strftime(form)

def from_string(date, datestr): 
    return datetime.datetime.strptime(date, datestr)

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

Odd, it looks like you're on task 2 but the issue is with the task 1 code!   :see_no_evil:

But the problem is that to_string is only supposed to take one argument, and the string defining the format you want the date converted into should be built into the function..

Thank you I did end up figuring it out later. A big oversight on my part.