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Databases Reporting with SQL Date and Time Functions Formatting Dates and Times

I need help please. What am I doing wrong?

I have reproduced the following code but is not working.

SELECT title, STRFTIME("%d/%m/%y", date_released) AS month_year_released FROM movies;


2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there, Lucio Bonforte! It looks like you're doing great. Unlike some other things the formatting string is case-sensitive. So instead of %y, it's looking for %Y. Also, it's only asking for the month and year, not the day too :smiley:

So if I change:


To this:


Your code passes with flying colors :tada: Hope this helps! :sparkles:

Adam Pengh
Adam Pengh
29,880 Points

You're adding a day(%d) to your string that isn't needed and %y should be %Y. They only want mm/yyyy.

SELECT title, STRFTIME("%m/%Y", date_released) AS month_year_released FROM movies