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# Pandas Datetime: Create a conversion between strings and datetime

## Pandas Datetime: Exercise-15 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to create a conversion between strings and datetime.

Sample Solution :

Python Code :

``````from datetime import datetime
from dateutil.parser import parse
print("Convert datatime to strings:")
stamp=datetime(2019,7,1)
print(stamp.strftime('%Y-%m-%d'))
print(stamp.strftime('%d/%b/%y'))
print("\nConvert strings to datatime:")
print(parse('Sept 17th 2019'))
print(parse('1/11/2019'))
print(parse('1/11/2019', dayfirst=True))
``````

Sample Output:

```Convert datatime to strings:
2019-07-01
01/Jul/19

Convert strings to datatime:
2019-09-17 00:00:00
2019-01-11 00:00:00
2019-11-01 00:00:00
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Merges two or more lists into a list of lists, combining elements from each of the input lists based on their positions

Example:

```def tips_merge(*args, fill_value=None):
max_length = max([len(lst) for lst in args])
result = []
for i in range(max_length):
result.append([
args[k][i] if i < len(args[k])
else fill_value for k in range(len(args))
])
return result
print(tips_merge(['x', 'y'], [1, 2], [True, False]))
print(tips_merge(['x'], [1, 2], [True, False]))
print(tips_merge(['x'], [1, 2], [True, False], fill_value = '_'))
```

Output:

```[['x', 1, True], ['y', 2, False]]
[['x', 1, True], [None, 2, False]]
[['x', 1, True], ['_', 2, False]]
```