Fix Python – Using %f with strftime() in Python to get microseconds

I’m trying to use strftime() to microsecond precision, which seems possible using %f (as stated here). However when I try the following code:
import time
import strftime from time

print strftime(“%H:%M:%S.%f”)

…I get the hour, the minutes and the seconds, but %f prints as %f, with no sign of the microseconds. I’m running Python 2.6.5 on Ubuntu….

Fix Python – What exactly does the T and Z mean in timestamp?

I have this timestamp value being return by a web service “2014-09-12T19:34:29Z”
I know that it means timezone, but what exactly does it mean?
And I am trying to mock this web service, so is there a way to generate this timestamp using strftime in python?
Sorry if this is painfully obvious, but Google was not very helpful and neither was the strf….

Fix Python – How to change the datetime format in Pandas

My dataframe has a DOB column (example format 1/1/2016) which by default gets converted to Pandas dtype ‘object’.
Converting this to date format with df[‘DOB’] = pd.to_datetime(df[‘DOB’]), the date gets converted to: 2016-01-26 and its dtype is: datetime64[ns].
Now I want to convert this date format to 01/26/2016 or any other general date format. ….

Fix Python – Convert python datetime to epoch with strftime

I have a time in UTC from which I want the number of seconds since epoch.
I am using strftime to convert it to the number of seconds. Taking 1st April 2012 as an example.

1st of April 2012 UTC from epoch is 1333238400 but this above returns 1333234800 which is different by 1 hour.