Angular 8 Material Datepicker Example

February 2, 2020 | Category : Angular 8 Angular

This post will give you example of material datepicker angular 8. you can see angular 8 material datepicker tutorial. i would like to share with you angular 8 datepicker example. This tutorial will give you simple example of angular 8 material datepicker example. So, let's follow few step to create example of material datepicker angular 8.

Datepicker is a primary requirement of project. we almost require to use datepicker in angular 8 app. angular 8 provide material design and they provide how to use datepicker in angular 8 application. i will show you here step by step how you can use material datepicker in angular 8.

In this example, we will add material design theme and then import some dependency module of datepicker. then we will simply write code of datepicker from angular document.

Step 1: Create New App

You can easily create your angular app using bellow command:

ng new myDatepicker

Step 2: Add Material Design

Now in this step, we need to just install material design theme in our angular 8 application. so let's add as like bellow:

ng add @angular/material

Cmd like bellow:

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

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? Set up HammerJS for gesture recognition? Yes

? Set up browser animations for Angular Material? Yes

Step 3: Import Module

In third step, we need to import some dependency like MatDatepickerModule, MatNativeDateModule, MatInputModule. so let's add.


import { BrowserModule } from '@angular/platform-browser';

import { NgModule } from '@angular/core';

import { AppComponent } from './app.component';

import { BrowserAnimationsModule } from '@angular/platform-browser/animations';

import { MatDatepickerModule, MatInputModule, MatNativeDateModule } from '@angular/material';


declarations: [



imports: [







providers: [],

bootstrap: [AppComponent]


export class AppModule { }

Step 4: Use Datepicker

Now in view file, we will write code of input element with datepicker as like bellow:


<h1>How to install material design in angular 8 -</h1>


<input matInput [matDatepicker]="picker" placeholder="Choose a date">

<mat-datepicker-toggle matSuffix [for]="picker"></mat-datepicker-toggle>

<mat-datepicker #picker></mat-datepicker>


Now we are ready to run our example, you can run by following command:

ng serve

I hope it can help you...