An Introduction To jQuery UI Datepicker Project

jQuery is a programming app developed by Java, and this comes with a note to improve the usability of these codes productively. The products and applications of jQuery are incredibly vast. There is no way a programmer will afford to give this a big miss. However, the concept sometimes is vast, and the application in website related products often utilized, yet with so many inbuilt functions working for the same, assures the users do not require too much complication in starting a function, with a purpose of coding.

Like in any other PC or devices, a person might have seen a calendar application present. These calendars are simply the easiest yet one of the most important utilities of a PC. The design required to create the Datepicker requires a bit of work. The demo is available online and this property has been created for recreational use in jQuery UI project.

FAQ on UI Datepicker

Some of the popular FAQ asked by the end users includes,

  1. jQuery Library: The written jQuery code.
  2. JavaScript: The User Interface core and the UI Datepicker based functionalities is taken to the considerations
  3. CSS Theme: This allows the user to design the desired theme with the help of ThemeRoller

Codes for jQuery UI Datepicker Demos:

<!doctype html>
<html lang = "en">
   <head>
      <meta charset = "utf-8">
      <title>jQuery UI Datepicker - Default functionality</title>
      <link href = "https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/themes/ui-lightness/jquery-ui.css"
         rel = "stylesheet">
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
      <script src = "https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.10.4/jquery-ui.js"></script>

      <!-- Javascript -->
      <script>
         $(function() {
            $( "#datepicker" ).datepicker();
         });
      </script>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <!-- HTML --> 
      <p>Date: <input type = "text" id = "datepicker"></p>
   </body>
</html>

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Here, in the above codes, the Meta name is taken into consideration, which will act as an outline layout of the datepicker. In the next step, the default functionality is referred and the reference style sheet is called. The link called in the main script is to call the jquery-ut.js, which will initialize the date picker software.

After the design part, datepicker is called inside a custom made function called as .datepicker().

In the end, the text requesting the date comes up, showing the correct date to the user.

The datepicker application was originally written in order to include them in the JavaScript library. The project gained a support at the end of 2006, while the total modification has been over 35 times. The application is available in about 30 languages. Thus, datepicker application is set to feature in numerous customized websites, which uses jQuery.

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