I have been facing problem of validating a text input field for a valid date. We are using two popular jquery plugins : jQuery validation and jQuery UI datepicker for client side validation.

I googled it and found a good solution here http://stackoverflow.com/questions/511439/custom-date-format-with-jquery-validation-plugin but it was validating only the formatting i.e. 30-Feb-2010 is a valid date if the formating string was dd-MMM-yyyy. In our case 30-Feb-2010 should be invalid date.

The solution I got is to define custom validator for date as shown below :

Now I am able to use this custom validator as :

Hope it helps you.

~~~ Bhagwat Kumar ~~~~

Bhagwat Kumar

Groovy, Grails, Java, J2EE, Open Source, Agile enthusiast , JQuery lover

Website: http://www.IntelliGrape.com

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