w3resource

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"
print()
print(datestr)
print()

Sample Output:

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

Flowchart:

Flowchart: Generate a date and times as a string.

Visualize Python code execution:

The following tool visualize what the computer is doing step-by-step as it executes the said program:

Python Code Editor:

Contribute your code and comments through Disqus.

Previous: Write a Python program to get the current date time information.
Next: Write a Python program to display formatted text output of a month and start weeks on Sunday.

What is the difficulty level of this exercise?

Test your Python skills with w3resource's quiz



Python: Tips of the Day

Free up Memory:

  • Manual garbage collection can be performed on timely or event based mechanism.
import gc
collected_objects = gc.collect()