Trying to echo a datetime field

So I am trying to learn PHP and convert a bunch of ASP Classic pages. I am trying to query a SQL Server database and return the results in a table. One of the fields is a datetime and is causing the page to fail. Here is the code:

<?php require_once("includes/conn_intranet.php")?>

<?php
$query = "SELECT * FROM issues WHERE status='open'";
$results = sqlsrv_query($conn, $query);?>

<table  class='table table-bordered table-condensed'>

<?php while ($row = sqlsrv_fetch_array($results)){?>
<tr>
<td><?php echo $row['assigned']?></td>
<td><?php echo $row['customer']?></td>
<td><?php echo $row['jobno']?></td>
<td><?php echo $row['issue']?></td>
<td><?php echo $row['status']?></td>
<td><?php echo $row['assigner']?></td>
<td><?php echo $row['duedate']//line 29?></td> 
<td><?php echo $row['idate']?></td>
</tr>
<?php } ?>
</table>

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Here is the error:

Catchable fatal error: Object of class DateTime could not be converted to string in C:\inetpub\wwwroot\portal2\index2.php on line 29

How do I resolve this issue?

Thanks in advance.
Robert FrancisDirector of Continuous ImprovementAsked:
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Radek BaranowskiFull-stack Java DeveloperCommented:
you should probably use date_format() function

http://php.net/manual/pl/datetime.format.php

echo date_format($row['duedate'], 'Y-m-d H:i:s');

try if it works. good luck
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Robert FrancisDirector of Continuous ImprovementAuthor Commented:
Perfect. Wasn't sure what the syntax was. You're awesome.
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