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NAME ^

Rose::HTML::Form::Field::Date - Text field that inflates valid dates into DateTime objects.

SYNOPSIS ^

    $field =
      Rose::HTML::Form::Field::Date->new(
        label   => 'Date',
        name    => 'date', 
        default => '12/31/2002');

    print $field->internal_value; # "2002-12-31T00:00:00"
    print $field->output_value;   # "2002-12-31"

    $field->input_value('blah');

    # "Could not parse date: blah"
    $field->validate or warn $field->error;

    $field->input_value('4/30/1980');

    $dt = $field->internal_value; # DateTime object

    print $dt->day_name; # Wednesday

    print $field->html;
    ...

DESCRIPTION ^

Rose::HTML::Form::Field::Date is a subclass of Rose::HTML::Form::Field::DateTime that handles dates, but not times. (The time is always forced to be 00:00:00.) Valid input is converted to the format "YYYY-MM-DD" on output.

See the Rose::HTML::Form::Field::DateTime documetation for more information.

AUTHOR ^

John C. Siracusa (siracusa@gmail.com)

LICENSE ^

Copyright (c) 2010 by John C. Siracusa. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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