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Confused with date

Confused with date

Confused with date

(OP)
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

CODE

>>> import datetime
>>> today = datetime.date.today()
>>> today.isoformat()
'2010-05-14'
>>> last_week = today - datetime.timedelta(days=7)
>>> last_week.isoformat()
'2010-05-07'
>>>

RE: Confused with date

(OP)
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

CODE

import time
today=time.time()
lastweek=time.gmtime(today-(7*3600*24) # days * sec in 24H
date=time.strftime("%Y-%m-%d")

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