Hassle-free 5 minute guide to awesome Calendar

This is the third entry in our “Hassle-free” 5 minute guide series for making data-picking awesome in you app.

What?!?! Under 5 minutes? Keep on reading …

What you need

Time needed   Under 5 minutes of time
Tools needed   A text editor and a browser
Time needed   Wanting to make date picking awesome in your app

What you’ll be doing?

You will be rendering a calendar and making date picking easy in your mobile/tablet webapp or hybrid app (PhoneGap).

So let’s get started.

Download Mobiscroll Calendar Control

Download the Calendar Control

Add Mobiscroll to your app

Oh wow. Just a few clicks and your almost done.

<link href="css/mobiscroll.custom-2.5.0.min.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<script src="js/mobiscroll.custom-2.5.0.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

<!-- The HTML: Input for the date -->
<input id="i" name="i" />
//The Javascript: initializing the component
      $("#i").mobiscroll().calendar({controls: ['calendar']});

Enjoy the magic

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You’ll find all resources you need to build the example and a step by step guide in text, without images.

Step by Step Guide

  1. Go to http://download.mobiscroll.com/calendar and choose the library you’re using (We support jQuery, jQuery Mobile, Zepto JS and Intel App Framework formerly known as jQMobi)
  2. Choose the theme you like (There is a default theme added initially)
  3. Hit that download button
  4. Load the page you’d like to enhance with the Mobiscroll Calendar Control in your favorite IDE or Text Editor
  5. Include the necessary CSS and JS files that came in your download package
  6. Add an input to your markup and link mobiscroll to it
  7. Open up your favorite browser or rather pick up your phone, we’re supporting all the major platforms (Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, BlackBerry and Amazon Kindle) and navigate to the URL where you have your app
  8. Enjoy the glory!
  9. Share what you just learned


Download the Calendar Control
Download the Example

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