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If your field is a datetime field instead of a date field (the example in this tutorial :published_on is a date field), then you can adjust your controller as per this answer on StackOverflow
Great episode as always Ryan. +1 for a future episode that goes into setting up a separate model for managing identities (i.e. how to link multiple accounts to a local account and deal with the various edge cases). Keep up the great screencasts!