Fromisoformat() Function Of Datetime.date Class In Python

Function Name:

fromisoformat

Function Signature:

@classmethod fromisoformat(date_string)

Parameters:

            date_stringThe date string in ISO format – yyyy-mm-dd

 

Function Overview:

  • The class method fromisoformat() from the date class of Python datetime module, constructs a date object from a string containing date in ISO format. i.e., yyyy-mm-dd.

 

Example:

# Example Python program that constructs a date object 
# from a string containing a date in ISO format. i.e., YYYY-DD-MM

import datetime

# Birth day of Picaso
birthday_Picaso = "1881-10-25";

# Construct a datetime.date object
picasoBirthDate = datetime.date.fromisoformat(birthday_Picaso);
print("Birth day of Picaso: %s"%picasoBirthDate);

# Print the type
print(type(picasoBirthDate));

Output:

Birth day of Picaso: 1881-10-25

<class 'datetime.date'>


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