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Python: Convert a string to datetime

Python datetime: Exercise-3 with Solution

Write a Python program to convert a string to datetime.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from datetime import datetime
date_object = datetime.strptime('Jul 1 2014 2:43PM', '%b %d %Y %I:%M%p')
print(date_object)

Sample Output:

2014-07-01 14:43:00 

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