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md-date-time-picker-rails gem is the integration of md-date-time-picker javascript library(using 2.2 Version) for your Rails 4, 5 application.

md-date-time-picker is Material Design - Date and Time Picker source:

Ruby gems url:


Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'md-date-time-picker-rails'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install md-date-time-picker-rails

Now you need to edit your app/assets/javascripts/application.js file and add the following line:

//= require moment.min
//= require moment.locales# if using another locale 
//= require draggabilly.pkgd.min # If using TimeDialog
//= require mdDateTimePicker

And you need to edit your app/assets/stylesheets/application.css file and add the following line:

*= require mdDateTimePicker

If Use app/assets/stylesheets/application.scss file

@import "mdDateTimePicker";


mdDateTimePicker provided prebuilt themes

This Gem progressively support all Themes

If you apply theme, you need to edit your app/assets/stylesheets/application.scss or app/assets/stylesheets/application.scss file and change the following line:

# app/assets/stylesheets/application.css
*= require themes/dark/amber/mdDateTimePicker
# app/assets/stylesheets/application.scss
@import "themes/dark/amber/mdDateTimePicker";

Currently, Support Theme List

  • themes/dark/amber, themes/dark/blue, themes/dark/blue-grey, themes/dark/cyan, themes/dark/deep-orange, themes/dark/deep-purple, themes/dark/green, themes/dark/grey,themes/dark/indigo, themes/dark/light-blue, themes/dark/light-green, themes/dark/lime, themes/dark/orange, themes/dark/pink, themes/dark/purple, themes/dark/red, themes/dark/teal, themes/dark/yellow
  • themes/light/amber, themes/light/blue, themes/light/blue-grey, themes/light/cyan, themes/light/deep-orange, themes/light/deep-purple, themes/light/green, themes/light/grey,themes/light/indigo, themes/light/light-blue, themes/light/light-green, themes/light/lime, themes/light/orange, themes/light/pink, themes/light/purple, themes/light/red, themes/light/teal, themes/light/yellow


Here is the example working code to test with your Rails application.

Add this sample code to your app/assets/javascripts/application.js file


 toggleButton = document.getElementById("OBJECT_ID");
 dialog = new mdDateTimePicker["default"]({
   type: 'date',
   type: 'time',                      # If you wanna TIME
   future: moment().add(1, 'years'),  # Optional
   trigger: toggleButton              # Optional
 toggleButton.addEventListener("click", function() {
    return dialog.toggle();
  toggleButton.addEventListener("onOk", function(e) {
    return this.value = dialog.time().format('L');


If use app/assets/javascript/

  toggleButton = document.getElementById("OBJECT_ID")
  dialog = new mdDateTimePicker.default(
    type: 'date',
    future: moment().add(1, 'years'),
    trigger: toggleButton

  toggleButton.addEventListener "click", ->
  toggleButton.addEventListener "onOk", (e) ->
    this.value = dialog.time.format('L')

Full documentation

The Documentation is at

Change Log

Current Version 2.1.2

This link listing Change Log


  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Added some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.

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