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Confused with date

Confused with date

Confused with date

I know this is probably Very simple

i want to calculate last weeks date & return it as a string in the format YYYY-MM-DD

So far I have found lots of information on the datetime lib but I am not sure what exactly I am doing with it yet


RE: Confused with date


>>> import datetime
>>> today = datetime.date.today()
>>> today.isoformat()
>>> last_week = today - datetime.timedelta(days=7)
>>> last_week.isoformat()

RE: Confused with date

Many thanks
I have found something myself using time instead but i think yours is more readable (isn't it always the way that you think of an answer just after posting)
Just in case anyone is interested


import time
lastweek=time.gmtime(today-(7*3600*24) # days * sec in 24H

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