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fromisoformat() Function Of Datetime.date Class In Python

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The fromisoformat() function is used to constructs a date object from a specified string that contains a date in ISO format. i.e., yyyy-mm-dd.

Syntax: @classmethod fromisoformat(date_string)

Parameters: This function accepts a parameter which is illustrated below:

  • date_string: This is the specified ISO format i.e., yyyy-mm-dd date string whose date object is going to be constructed.

Return values: This function returns a date object constructed from the specified ISO format date string.

Example 1: Getting a date object from a specified string that contains date in ISO format. i.e., yyyy-mm-dd

Python3




# Python3.7 code for Getting
# a date object from a specified
# string that contains date in
# ISO format. i.e., yyyy-mm-dd
  
# Importing datetime module
import datetime
  
# Initializing a date
Date = "2012-10-12";
  
# Calling fromisoformat() function to
# construct a datetime.date object 
New_date = datetime.date.fromisoformat(Date);
  
# Printing the new constructed date object
print("The constructed date object is: %s"%New_date);

Output:

The constructed date object is: 2012-10-12

Example 2: Get the newly created date object for the specified date.

Python3




# Python3.7 code for Getting
# a date object from a specified
# string that contains date in
# ISO format. i.e., yyyy-mm-dd
  
# Importing datetime module
from datetime import date
  
# Calling the fromisoformat() function
# to Print the new created date object
# for the specified date in
# ISO format of 2020-10-09
print(date.fromisoformat('2020-10-09'))

Output:

2020-10-09
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