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Tulio Marquez3,997 Points
Why for the strftime we need to use the notation "datetime.strftime" and for the strptime "datetime.datetime.strptime"?
the instructor to call the method for strftime only uses one dot "datetime.strftime", but for the strptime method it uses 2 dots "datetime.datetime.strptime" why is this?
Mel RumseyTreehouse Staff
Hi Tulio Marquez in this particular video Kenneth calls
now was a variable that was given the value of
datetime.datetime.now(). So both strftime and strptime are taking 2 datetimes technically. I understand the confusion though! Datetimes are tricky, but just keep on practicing!
Tip: If you wanted to only have to type one datetime, you can do
from datetime import datetime for your import rather than