Angular 12 Date Range Picker Tutorial

Angular 12 date range picker component example. In this tutorial, i will discuss in detail on how to integrate and use date range picker angular 12 apps.

Date Range Picker is a lightweight and mobile-friendly component that allows end users to select start and end date values as a range from a calendar pop-up or by entering values directly in the HTML input text box.

Date Range Picker in Angular 12

  • Step 1 – Create New Angular App
  • Step 2 – Install Angular Material Design
  • Step 3 – Import Angular Material Module
  • Step 4 – Add Code on View File
  • Step 5 – Add Code On Component ts File
  • Step 6 – Start Angular App

Step 1 – Create New Angular App

Execute the following command on terminal to install angular app:

ng new my-new-app

Step 2 – Install Angular Material Design

Install angular material design for date range picker. so open terminal and execute the following command on it:

ng add @angular/material

Then you will look like on your terminal:

Installing packages for tooling via npm.
Installed packages for tooling via npm.
? Choose a prebuilt theme name, or "custom" for a custom theme: Indigo/Pink     
   [ Preview: https://material.angular.io?theme=indigo-pink ]
? Set up global Angular Material typography styles? Yes
? Set up browser animations for Angular Material? Yes

Step 3 – Import Angular Material Module

Import MatDatepickerModule, MatNativeDateModule, MatFormFieldModule and ReactiveFormsModule from angular/material. So visit src/app directory and open app.module.ts and then update the following code into it:

import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';
import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';
       
import { AppComponent } from './app.component';
import { BrowserAnimationsModule } from '@angular/platform-browser/animations';
import { MatDatepickerModule } from '@angular/material/datepicker';
import { MatNativeDateModule } from '@angular/material/core';
import { MatFormFieldModule } from '@angular/material/form-field';
import { ReactiveFormsModule } from '@angular/forms';
  
@NgModule({
  declarations: [
    AppComponent
  ],
    imports:      [
    BrowserModule, 
    BrowserAnimationsModule,
    MatDatepickerModule,
    MatNativeDateModule,
    MatFormFieldModule,
    ReactiveFormsModule ],
  providers: [],
  bootstrap: [AppComponent]
})
export class AppModule { }

Step 4 – Add Code on View File

Create simple reactive form to integrate date range picker in angular 11 app. So, visit src/app/app.component.html and update the following code into it:

<h1>Angular 12 Date Range Picker Example - Laratutorials.Com</h1>
   
<mat-form-field appearance="outline">
  <mat-label>Select Date Range</mat-label>
    
  <mat-date-range-input [rangePicker]="picker" [formGroup]="range">
    <input matStartDate placeholder="Start Date" formControlName="start">
    <input matEndDate placeholder="End Date" formControlName="end">
  </mat-date-range-input>
     
  <mat-datepicker-toggle matSuffix [for]="picker"></mat-datepicker-toggle>
    
  <mat-date-range-picker #picker></mat-date-range-picker>
</mat-form-field>
  
<h3>Start: {{range.value.start | date}} End: {{range.value.end | date}}</h3>

Step 5 – Add Code On Component ts File

Go to the src/app directory and open app.component.ts. Then add the following code into component.ts file:

import { Component } from '@angular/core';
import { FormControl, FormGroup } from '@angular/forms';
  
@Component({
  selector: 'app-root',
  templateUrl: './app.component.html',
  styleUrls: ['./app.component.css']
})
export class AppComponent {
  title = 'my-app';
  
  range = new FormGroup({
    start: new FormControl(),
    end: new FormControl()
  });
}

Step 6 – Start Angular App

Execute the following commands on terminal to start angular app:

ng serve

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