JONGman 2.x Highlight Features

Since JONGman 1.0 was released to the community for a few years ago, many features were requested and reccommended by our supporters. However, with a limited resources, these are main features that will be included in JONGman 2.x. This is our intended to do.
  • Time slots are not fixed to the same size for each schedule e.g. they can be 08:00-09:00, 09:00-12:00 .etc
  • Reservation display in week style calendar.
  • Reservation attributes are customizable.
  • Payment support for resource reservation.
  • Quota limit per resource(s) or schedule for each user, user groups during a day, week or month can be defined.
  • Privacy mode can be turn on, only busy block will be shown on reservation calendar.
  • One user can make reservation for others, very useful for Intranet usage. This is proxy reservation however, can be turn off.
  • Reservation can be placed on multiple resources at once.

JONGman 2.0 Release Notes

JONGman 2.0 is a native Joomla! 2.5 component, it is MVC based on Joomla! approach as well as fully Joomla! ACL support. In the first stage of development we will bring back all features found in JONGman 1.5, later we will introduce more enhanced features such as custom fileds for reservation, payment support and approval workflow etc.

JONGman 2.0 Alpha 7

  • Add reservation validation using server side and client side rules. These rules are not complete.
  • Add quota management to backend
  • Reservation can be made but validation is not 100% complete.
  • Add quick jump date, top navigation.
  • Add more component parameters to control looks and feels for schedule calendar.

JONGman 2.0 Alpha 2

  • Fixed database error on reservation list view (please remove existing tables and re-install component)

JONGman 2.0 Alpha 1

  • Fully MVC based Joomla! 2.5 component
  • Native ACL support.
  • Calendar Navitgation can be override in template.
  • JForm used for form processing.

 

JONGman Documentation

JONGman is a reservation and resource management based on PHPScheduleIt. Thanks to PHPScheduleIt for a great standalone reservation system. Many of its features were imported to Jongman, now you can use such a reservation system on Joomla!

Requirements

Jongman is a native Joomla! 1.5 component, due to its object oriented programming requirements PHP5 is required. However, PHP5.3 is never testing. Jongman 1.x will not work on Joomla! 1.6, Jongman 2.x does, but it requires sometime for public release.

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JONGman FAQs

JONGman Frequently Ask Questions (FAQs)

Q. I configured schedule start reservation time and end reservation time to be 08:00 and 22:00 respectively, but when user logined and found that schedule displayed start reservation time as 01:00 and end reservation time asย 15:00 respectively. What is the problem, is it a bug?

A. This is not a bug, but it is a time zone different configured for web site and user. Please make sure that you set web site time zone correclty in Joomla Global Configuration->Server->Locale Setting. For users, it can be set in user paramter, to access this go to User Manager and click on the user name to edit that user. You will find Time Zone setting in the right side.

JONGman Screen Shot

JONGman

 

JONGman is a native Joomla! 1.5 extensions based on popular GPL reservation system called PHPScheduleIt. The component brings 80% of PHPScheduleIt features to Joomla! users. The design concept of Jongman schedule is that we can group similar resources to one group of resources e.g. time span, start time and end time of reservation in each day, number of day to show. Then this schedule is mapped to one menu items. Thus with JONGman you can create many menu items one for each schedule.

JONGman 2.0, the native Joomla! 1.7/2.5 native component is still in alpha stage of development. The code was re-write to be 100% Joomla! compatible and utilize most classes and API provided by Joomla! CMS.

JONGman is required Joomla! 1.5 and PHP 5.x (Not tested with 5.3)

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