Python: Generate a date and time as a string

Python Datetime: Exercise-41 with Solution

Write a python program to generate a date and time as a string.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

import datetime
# Current time
now = datetime.datetime.now()
# Make a note of the date and time in a string
# Date and time in string : 2016-11-05 11:24:24 PM
datestr = "# In string: " + now.strftime("%Y-%m-%d %H:%M:%S %p") + "\n"

Sample Output:

# In string: 2017-05-08 14:24:37 PM


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