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Python: Convert a date to timestamp

Python Datetime: Exercise-30 with Solution

Write a Python program convert a date to timestamp.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

import time
import datetime
now = datetime.datetime.now()
print()
print(time.mktime(now.timetuple()))
print()

Sample Output:

1494224813.0

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