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Neil Gordon
Neil Gordon
8,823 Points

Question on my use of the date time function to return a format "May 20th" in Python

def date_string(dt): 
    dt = today
    return dt.strftime("%B" "%d") 
birthdays.py
import datetime

birthdays = [
    datetime.datetime(2012, 4, 29),
    datetime.datetime(2006, 8, 9),
    datetime.datetime(1978, 5, 16),
    datetime.datetime(1981, 8, 15),
    datetime.datetime(2001, 7, 4),
    datetime.datetime(1999, 12, 30)
]

today = datetime.datetime.today()

def is_over_13(deltadays):
    delta = today - deltadays
    return delta.days >= 4745 

def date_string(dt): 
    dt = today
    return dt.strftime("%B" "%d") 
Neil Gordon
Neil Gordon
8,823 Points

Not understanding what I am missing in the code , i re watched the Date time video but i'm missing something. here is another stab below

def date_string(dtt):
    return dtt.today.strftime("%B %d")

2 Answers

Idan Melamed
Idan Melamed
16,285 Points

Hi Neil,

You are pretty close!

Try this:

def date_string(dt): 
    return dt.strftime("%B %d")
Neil Gordon
Neil Gordon
8,823 Points
def date_string(dtt):
    aday = today 
    return aday.strftime("%B""%d")  # Bummer! Didn't get the right output from date_string.