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DateInput JSP Tag Overview

The DateInput JSP tag is a server-side wrapper for the Kendo UI DateInput widget.

Getting Started

Configuration

Below are listed the steps for you to follow when configuring the Kendo UI DateInput.

Step 1 Make sure you followed all the steps from the introductory article on Telerik UI for JSP.

Step 2 Create a new action method which renders the view.

Example
    @RequestMapping(value = {"index"}, method = RequestMethod.GET)
    public String index() {

        return "web/dateinput/index";
    }

Step 3 Add the Kendo UI taglib mapping to the page.

Example
    <%@taglib prefix="kendo" uri="http://www.kendoui.com/jsp/tags"%>

Step 4 Add a dateinput tag.

Example
    <kendo:dateInput name="dateinput" value="<%= new java.util.Date() %>">
    </kendo:dateInput>

Event Handling

Subscribe to Events

You can subscribe to all events exposed by Kendo UI DateInput by the handler name.

Example
    <kendo:dateInput name="dateinput" change="dateinput_change"></kendo:dateInput>

    <script>
        function dateinput_change() {
            //Handle the change event
        }
    </script>

Reference

Existing Instances

You are able to reference an existing DateInput instance via the jQuery.data(). Once a reference is established, you are able to use the DateInput API to control its behavior.

Example
    //Put this after your Kendo DateInput tag declaration
    <script>
    $(function() {
        // Notice that the Name() of the dateinput is used to get its client-side instance
        var dateinput = $("#dateinput").data("kendoDateInput");
    });
    </script>

See Also

Other articles on Telerik UI for JSP and on the DateInput:

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