Convert date to MM/DD/YYYY format in Python

Earlier we have seen how to get the date part alone from the current datetime. Now we will see how to convert the date object to an USA traditional MM/DD/YYYY string format. The easiest way to format the date object is to use the date.strptime() method. Here is an example.

## Convert date to MM/DD/YYYY format in Python
import datetime

current_day = datetime.date.today()
print("\n Default Date Object:", current_day, "\n")

formatted_date = datetime.date.strftime(current_day, "%m/%d/%Y")
print("\n Formatted Date String:", formatted_date, "\n")
Convert date to MM/DD/YYYY format in Python

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