Get current date using Python
Prerequisite: DateTime module
In Python, Date and Time are not data types of their own, but a module named DateTime can be imported to work with the date as well as time. Datetime module comes built into Python, so there is no need to install it externally. The DateTime module provides some functions to get the current date as well as time.
Get the current date using date.today()
The today() method of date class under DateTime module returns a date object which contains the value of Today’s date.
Returns: Return the current local date.
Today date is: 2019-12-11
Get the current date using datetime.now()
Python library defines a function that can be primarily used to get the current time and datetime.now() function and return the current local date and time, which is defined under the DateTime module.
Parameters : tz : Specified time zone of which current time and date is required. (Uses Greenwich Meridian time by default.) Returns : Returns the current date and time in time format.
now = 2019-12-11 10:58:37.039404
Attributes of now()
The now() has different attributes, same as attributes of time such as year, month, date, hour, minute, and second.
The attributes of now() are: Year: 2019 Month: 12 Day: 11
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