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Python Dates and Times in Python Dates and Times strftime & strptime

Rabih Atallah
Rabih Atallah
3,405 Points

what's wrong with my code

Please what's wrong with my script: it's returning what it should but still not passing the challenge

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(datetime):
  x = datetime.replace(2012, 9, 24, 0)
  return x.strftime("%d %B %Y")

1 Answer

Vittorio Somaschini
Vittorio Somaschini
33,371 Points

Hello Rabih.

Please note that you don't need to replace the datetime to match the example value. That is just an example.

You simply need to return the datetime that is passed into the function in the right string format.

I hope I made it clear.

Vittorio

Rabih Atallah
Rabih Atallah
3,405 Points

Thank you Vittorio! it worked