This is a really old post. I’ve wrote a new one which you can find it here.
Here I would like to show you a behaviour which will help you to handle different date format than yyyy-mm-dd supported from the database. The reason why I created this behaviour is because in most of my projects I had a requirement to display the date format in human readable format.
So, without extra words here is the behaviour class /Update: thanks to Shark from the comments below we have datetime support as well/: