Useful Calendar and Date Picker Scripts for Developers
Calendars can be seen frequently in most web pages today especially in blogs and personal websites. As for corporate sites or e-commerce sites, it is utilize to layout announcements, up-coming events, contest and much more.
What makes a calendar almost essential? It allows users to know what is new, what to be expect on specified date and track back older information all at one glance.
Calendar in hotel, cinema or airlines website requires user’s interaction to reserve rooms and air tickets. Having calendar in this website is necessary as users need to pick a specified date to make reservation. This is where Date Picker plays its role as a navigation medium.
Date Pickers which is a calendar layout allows user to navigate through days, week or year to pick a date they desire. Some date pickers also include the option to jump directly to a specific day by entering the date to convenient the users.
In today’s post, we are showing you some of the best calendar and date pickers scripts that we have come to know. Hope you will find one that suits your demand. Full list after the jump!
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A stunning calendar which looks very similar to iPhone Calendar application and iCal. It has smooth animations and when you hover over existing event then a tooltip fades-in with detailed information. [Demo] [Download]
This is Google style jQuery plugin provides a full-sized, drag and drop calendar. This calendar is easy configurable and it uses Ajax. [Demo] [Download]
JPint is web-based iPhone dev which looks brilliant. Just choose Calendar and you will see the same calendar as on your iPhone. [Demo] [Download]
Dynamic jQuery calendar which can be used with three form selects: one for day, month, and year. This calendar doesn’t have animations. [Demo] [Download]
This datepicker is a simple looking datepicker which is tied to a standard form input field. Simply click on the input field and then use arrows to change between months. [Demo] [Download]
jQuery Week Calendar
Another Google style full-sized calendar, but this jQuery plugin provides a simple and flexible way of including a weekly calendar in your application. [Demo] [Download]
A full-sized calendar which supports events. Each events can be hovered over and event has a URL that links to a page which shows more details of clicked event. [Demo] [Download]
A datepicker which has a nice style and it is easy adjustable to fit in user’s web application. It also has a lot of features, such as multiple calendars in the component and it allows single, multiple or range selection. User can mark dates as special, weekends, special days, etc. [Demo] [Download]
Try this calendar if you want to use just a basic calendar in your web application. [Demo] [Download]
Tigra is a calendar which works across browsers. It is a drop-down calendar which fast and simple dates entry improves user experience. [Demo] [Download]
Neat looking datepicker which can easily be added as a popup to a text field or inline in a division or span. It has jQuery style animations for a nice look. [Demo] [Download]
A simple calendar script with a good functionality. This is a good choice if you want a reliable and simple calendar. [Demo] [Download]
This date picker uses DOM techniques to generate its HTML code. It supports browsers, such as: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer 6+. [Demo] [Download]