Java Date Picker 4.1 review

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Java Date Picker is a suite of date components for Swing, highly appreciated by Java developers for its richness of features, configu

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Java Date Picker is a suite of date components for Swing, highly appreciated by Java developers for its richness of features, configurability and well crafted API. It contains an editable date picker, a date/time field, a multiple month calendar and a month component.

Here are some key features of "Java Date Picker":
Lots of features to handle any date/time entry situation
Careful and well-crafted API to speed up the development of your application
Microsoft-like calendar to keep the same feeling for users when moving to Java applications
Mouse and keyboard support to enter date time information intuitively
Detailed tutorial and examples to get the most out of the API
Source code access to ensure the life of your application
Works with J2SE 1.3 or higher on Windows, Mac, Linux and all Java enabled platforms
Royalty free distribution

Swing Compliant

The components can be localized for any language and region
Ready to use JTable date cell editor so you don't have to write one
Keyboard support for maximum productivity
Look and feel support (Metal, Windows, Motif, Aqua and custom)

Flexible API

Date model to control the edited date
Date parser to parse shortcut dates like "yesterday" or "today + 3"
Date renderer to paint calendar dates as you need
Date selection model to control everything about the selected/-able dates
Custom UI delegates to finely adjust or even reimplement the UI as you like

Date Selection

Selection type like single, single interval or multiple intervals
Week and day of week selection support
Null dates support to allow maximum date input flexibility
Restrict dates to an interval like Jan 1, 2002 - Apr 7, 2003
Restrict dates with rules like "Week-end dates cannot be selected" or "Holidays cannot be selected"
Restrict individual dates like January 3, 2005

Date Time Editing

Structured editor that forces users to type syntactically valid dates using any date format
Free text support to enter dates as a simple text, with no constraints
Shortcut dates support so you can type shortcut strings like "today", "xmas" or "tomorrow" to specify a date
Date validation to keep users from making mistakes
Date field access to have full control over an edited date

Calendar Configuration

Multiple month calendar to view a quarter or a whole year
Control grid color and visibility
Paint the calendar dates as you like with date renderers
Customized fonts and colors to create an intuitive interface
Show or hide week numbers and days

What's New in This Release:
This version makes the product even more stable by providing many bugfixes, small features. and improvements.
Almost all the changes come from user feedback.
It adds support for ISO week numbers, support for one letter week day names, support for time zones, and new properties for JDatePicker and JMonthView.
It improves the selection model to send notifications on invalid date selections.
It fixes popup display on multi-monitor systems.
There are other bugfixes and many other improvements.

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