Python Programming - Working with Numbers, Dates and Time - Revised
Enhance your web programming skills and learn about programming with numbers, dates, and time function in Python.
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When working with variables, you can store numbers as well as strings. This date and time python course will teach you the process of storing numeric variables. You will learn the use of mathematics operators and Formatting Numbers.You will learn that the quotes around the text indicate a string, and if you want to assign a numeric value to the variable you simply enter the floating point number. The course will also discuss the how you can get the user to input numeric values into your program.
The date and time python course will then teach you the process of using dates in your program. You will learn the different methods for formatting dates and how to use the date function in python to format time and dates. You will study the library which is a collection of precompiled routines and methods for you to use in your program. Import is a function for making objects and libraries available to your program. You will learn that without importing libraries, certain time and date function in python won't be available and won't show up on the IntelliSense.
Python is one the most used and important programming languages in the world, even used by NASA in its Integrated Planning System as a standard scripting language. By taking this date and time python course, you will greatly improve your Python programming skills in just a few short hours. This course is part of a series of Python programming courses and comes after the 'Introduction to Programming with Python'. If you have already taken that python number course, check out this date and time python course today and start enhancing your web programming skills even further.Start Course Now
Storing Numbers - Learning Outcomes
Storing Numbers - Lesson Summary
Working with Dates and Time
Working with Dates and Time - Learning Outcomes
Working with Time
Working with Dates and Time - Lesson Summary
Having completed this course you will be able to:
- Describe the process of storing numeric variables
- Identify the use of mathematics operators and Formatting Numbers
- Describe the process of getting user to input numeric values into your program
- Describe the process of using dates in your program
- Identify the different methods to format dates in your program
- Explain how you use the same function to format time as you did for dates
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