Disabling the input could be achieved by adding a readonly attribute to the DatePicker's input element, as shown in this example
. I am not aware how the DatePicker's value is being passed to the server in your application, but changing the formatting could be done using the toString method
. For example:
date = kendo.toString(datepicker.value(),
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