Step 1 is to build the form document to retrieve user date.Gail Sessoms, a grant writer and nonprofit consultant, writes about nonprofit, small business and personal finance issues. The federal government only requires expiration dates on baby foods and infant formula. Open dating uses calendar dates and closed, or coded, dating is a process used by manufacturers to help with managing inventory.
The letter O represents October, N represents November and D represents December.
If a manufacturer uses a Julian date, the code 0195 will translate to the number 0 for the year 2000 and 195 for the Julian date, since July 14 is the 195th day of the year.
Open dating is found primarily on perishable foods such as meat, poultry, eggs and dairy products.
"Closed" or "coded" dating might appear on shelf-stable products such as cans and boxes of food.
Below is a quick review of bullets, check boxes, text fields, and input fields and using them to build a form to retrieve some personal information about our user.