Python: Convert a string into datetime

Python Datetime: Exercise-49 with Solution

Write a Python program to convert a string into datetime.

Sample Solution:

Python Code:

from datetime import datetime

date_obj = datetime.strptime('May 12 2016  2:25AM', '%b %d %Y %I:%M%p')

Sample Output:

2016-05-12 02:25:00 


Flowchart: Convert a string into datetime.

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Python: Tips of the Day

Maps the values of a list to a dictionary using a function, where the key-value pairs consist of the original value as the key and the result of the function as the value:


def tips_map_dictionary(itr, fn):
  ret = {}
  for a in itr:
    ret[a] = fn(a)
  return ret
print(tips_map_dictionary([2,4,6], lambda a: a * a))


{2: 4, 4: 16, 6: 36}


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