Monthly Event Calendar for JavaScript (PHP Tutorial)

JavaScript monthly event calendar tutorial that shows how to use the widget in HTML5/PHP application.
Jul 26, 2013
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JavaScript Monthly Event Calendar Tutorial

Sample PHP Project

This tutorial shows how to use the DayPilot Monthly Event Calendar for JavaScript with PHP.

It includes a sample PHP project:

  • Monthly event calendar
  • Highlighting weekends
  • Full CSS styling
  • CSS theme support
  • Loading events from the server using AJAX calls
  • Drag and drop event creating
  • Drag and drop event moving
  • Drag and drop event resizing
  • Sample SQLite database
  • HTML5

The sample PHP project is available for download.

Fast Event Loading Example (JavaScript)

  function loadEvents() {
    DayPilot.request("backend_events.php", function(result) {
        var data = eval("(" + result.responseText + ")"); = data;


require_once '_db.php';
$result = $db->query('SELECT * FROM events');

class Event {}
$events = array();

foreach($result as $row) {
  $e = new Event();
  $e->id = $row['id'];
  $e->text = $row['name'];
  $e->start = $row['start'];
  $e->end = $row['end'];
  $events[] = $e;

echo json_encode($events);