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jQuery UI Cookbook by Adam Boduch

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Appointment reminders as tooltips

Datepicker widgets help users select the proper date for an input field, or serve as a basic display. In either case, wouldn't it be useful if we could provide the user with some more context? That is, if I'm using the datepicker to select the date on a form, it would be helpful to know that when I move the mouse pointer over a day in the calendar, I've got something going on that day. Maybe I should pick something else.

In this section, we'll look at extending the capabilities of the datepicker widget to allow for specifying reminders that appear as tooltips. These get passed, as an option, to the datepicker constructor and probably originated within the application somehow, perhaps from the user's profile in ...

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