Pickadate.js – jQuery mobile friendly and lightweight date picker!

As usual I always look for a better and a lightweight UI widgets, I have come across this jQuery plugin Pickadate.js calendar or a date picker widget long back but just used it today and working on this Pickadate.js was very handy and is totally customizable.

Pickadate.js - A mobile-friendly, responsive, and lightweight jQuery date picker
Pickadate.js – A mobile-friendly, responsive, and lightweight jQuery date picker

Pickadate.js is pretty lightweight and is just 9.6kb min version and 4.0kb gzipped version.

Suggestion: Would have been great if Pickadate.js developers work on it further to include swipe features, like if I swipe horizontally from left to right or right to left in mobile or tablet – it should

switch months instead of clicking on month previous and next arrows.

Following are the advanced customized options you could try and this code is pretty developer friendly too:

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