Dates, Times and Clocks in Python
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Dates, Times and Clocks in Python is a comprehensive Spaced Repetition System (SRS) flashcard deck for learning how to work with the Python datetime and time modules.

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What You Will Learn

If you thought Python string generation was a PITA, working with dates and times might just make you cry.

The Python Dates, Times and Clocks deck builds the understanding that you desperately seek. This deck will teach you:

  • the date and time concepts on which the modules are built
  • when/where/why/how to use (or not use) each object type
  • how to convert date and time objects between different types/representations

The deck contains over 500 SRS flashcards, organized in 5 "chapters":

  • 01) datetime Classes and Constructors
  • 02) datetime Objects
  • 03) Date and Time Strings
  • 04) Time Zones
  • 05) The time Module

This deck is targeted at Python v3. But differences from Python v2 are highlighted where they are likely to be encountered in common practice.

You won't learn to love these modules. But you will get comfortable using them.

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Who Is This For?

This deck is targeted to intermediate Python programmers. It expects that you are reasonably comfortable with the language, in general, and that you already have a good understanding of:

  • OOP - classes, objects and methods
  • the structure and usage of modules and packages
  • exceptions

If you don't already understand these things, you should bone up elsewhere before you tackle this. You might also consider using the Python Essentials deck, as these are pretty fundamental things that should be known to any intermediate Python programmer.

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