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Pandas Time Series: Exercise-2 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to create
a) a specific date using timestamp.
b) date and time using timestamp.
c) a time adds in the current local date using timestamp.
d) current date and time using timestamp.

Sample Solution:

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
#from datetime import datetime
print("\nA specific date using timestamp:")
print(pd.Timestamp('2016-11-10'))
print("\nDate and time using timestamp:")
print(pd.Timestamp('2012-05-03 11:30'))
print("\nA time adds in the current local date using timestamp:")
print(pd.Timestamp('11:30'))
print("\nCurrent date and time using timestamp:")
print(pd.Timestamp("now"))

Sample Output:

A specific date using timestamp:
2016-11-10 00:00:00

Date and time using timestamp:
2012-05-03 11:30:00

A time adds in the current local date using timestamp:
2020-08-17 11:30:00

Current date and time using timestamp:
2020-08-17 10:49:29.945939         

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