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.
>>>datetime.datetime(2012,04,01,0,0).strftime(‘%s’)
‘1333234800’

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