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Python Dates and Times in Python (2014) Let's Build a Timed Quiz App Simple Time Machine

Joyce Nessif
Joyce Nessif
Courses Plus Student 3,907 Points

This Challenge isn't accepting perfectly fine code. It works just fine in VS Code

Why isn't this challenge accepting my code?

import datetime

def delorean(num):
    starter = datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, 16, 29)
    ahead = starter.hour + num
    return datetime.datetime(2015, 10, 21, ahead, 29)


1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,005 Points

VScode can only show that you've written something that runs ok, it doesn't check to see if the code does what the instructions asked for (or not).

In this case, the challenge:

  • did not ask for the function print anything
  • did not ask for code to to call the function
  • did not ask for the definition of "starter" to be moved into the function