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Date passed as DateImpl object since 8.6

asked 2019-12-06 08:43:22 +0800

JustinFrost gravatar image JustinFrost
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Hi,

We have created a lot of custom components for ZK which pass dates from the Java class to the widget on the client side.

I noticed a bug since upgrading from 8.0.5 to ZK 8.6.3 that sometimes these are come through as a DateImpl object instead of a Javascript date as they used to.

It looks like this DateImpl object was added in 8.6 - is there something I can do to prevent this ?

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answered 2019-12-06 10:55:16 +0800

MDuchemin gravatar image MDuchemin
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ZK Team

Hi,

ZK switched from JS date objects to moment.js to improve date and time handling in ZK 8.5 and onward. This library provides better reliability for time-based values, including automatically updated timezones, etc.

You can get the JS Date from the DateImpl with:

dateImplInstance._moment.toDate()

That should be a good start for a component update. Is there any workflow not covered by that conversion?

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Hi Mathew - no I don't believe so - I have already tested that code myself successfully. Thanks.

JustinFrost ( 2019-12-06 11:14:34 +0800 )edit
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