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Why we don't provide customisation support

Preamble

Jomres is released under the GPL licenses. These licenses provide you, the user, with a wealth of freedoms.

Roughly, it means that the users have the freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software.

Indeed, as the lead developer I encourage my users to take the code and make the changes they want so that their system works for them, the way they want it to.

No software will ever be perfect for everybody, therefore I strive to make it as flexible as possible for the vast majority of our users. The entire system is designed so that third party plugins can override sections of the code in an upgrade safe way and I'm always looking at ways that we can improve this ( for example, see Template Override Packages in v9.9 ).

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New Beds24 V2 plugin Alpha testing

As you may be aware, after months of work our new Beds24 ( V2 ) plugin is almost ready, and I'd like to invite our users to help us in the testing process.

The Beds24 (channel manager) v2 plugin has been completely re-written to take advantage of new functionality in Jomres, most notably the REST API and Webhook features. If you´re not familiar with this new functionalty, don´t worry about it, most of it happens in the background however it provides us with significant performance and feature benefits.

If you are willing to help us test V2 of the plugin, there are a few things you need to know.

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Jomres 9.9.1 released

Jomres 9.9.1 has been released and we've added some funky new functionality for your property managers.

The Property Manager's dashboard has been updated to add Widgets to the Property Manager's Control Panel, allowing them to add, remove and move widgets around to suit their own particular tastes.

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Ioncube encoders & Jomres

Introduction

Jomres Core is Open Source software, it costs nothing to install it into an existing Joomla or Wordpress website and start using it, you do not need ioncube encoders to do this, so why do we say that sometimes you'll need ioncube encoders on your site?

Let me explain.

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Jomres 9.9.0 released

Jomres 9.9.0 is now available through your CMS's update feature.

It's been a few months since 9.8.28, and we can assure you it's been worth the wait.

There're a ton of changes in this version, a lot of files have been renamed, administrator menus restructured and all round juicy stuff done. If you have customised any Jomres files, I strongly advise that you test the update on a development server first as some of these changes might trip you up if you've been a bit wild with your file editors.

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Jomres 9.8.25 has been released

I consider this something of a milestone as it's the version where the REST API and Webhooks functionality are both fully integrated into the Core where appropriate.

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Jomres REST API Endpoint Documentation

The Jomres REST API documentation has been updated.

Up until now the endpoints have been available on our manual, here. Given that I do a lot of testing of the API through Postman, it makes sense to take advantage of Postman's functionality, which is way better than mine that's built into Jomres, therefore from now on the endpoints can be seen on our new server https://api.jomres.net/

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Development update December 2016

Quick Development update before Christmas kicks in properly.

As you may know, we've been working on new API functionality this year. This feature allows Jomres to receive incoming requests from outside it's traditional browser based framework. Secondary to the API is the Webhook functionality, which allows Jomres to send information out to remote services. The two features go more or less hand-in-hand. Imagine one Jomres site being able to update another Jomres site, or the data that's shared between Jomres and a Channel Manager.

We already have the Beds24 Channel Manager plugin, but it's highly specific to Jomres <--> Beds24, so we've been working on building a more generic feature ( Webhooks ) that'll be able to transfer data to other services through what we're calling "Integrations".

Anyroad, you'll be pleased to know that the first iteration of the Webhook functionality is done. It still requires work, and the Integrations library will need work too, but it's a step further towards being feature complete.

 

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New Partner : jDBexport

We are delighted to announce that we have a new partnership with the developers of jDBexport.

jDBexport allows you to deliver any data from your databases (JOOMLA and others) as Excel documents directly to your users. Write any valid SQL query in the administration of this component and combine such queries into multiple Excel worksheets/workbooks. The query is executed when a user clicks the downloadlink (frontend or backend) and the current result of the query is delivered to the user as a downloadable Excel file (or any other of the below listed document formats).

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Quickstarts updated 9.8.21

The Jomres Quickstarts have been updated.

We don't update them for every version as it's a huge job, so this is something that's done every few months.

In a departure from our normal process, all of the Quickstarts now come pre-installed with encoded versions of the plugins, instead of the unencoded ones.

This allows us to offer the Quickstarts to Trial users too. If you're a full license holder just enter a full license key in Site Configuration and in the plugin manager click the button marked "Reinstall all installed plugins" to get the unencoded versions of those files.

 

 

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ABOUT US

vince picDeveloped and maintained by Vince Wooll, Jomres was initially conceived in early 2005 as a Mambo based solution to a client’s hotel management needs. While it wasn't originally expected to be an online booking system it quickly morphed into one as users requested more and more features.

As the number of feature requests grew Vince knew that he would need to dedicate more time to the project and in July 2005 Jomres was formally released as a commercial project. Since then, Jomres has become one of Mambo’s, and now Joomla’s, longest running projects. It has survived various versions of Mambo, then Joomla 1.0, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 2.5 and 3.

Aladar joined the project in 2010 after using Jomres for his own projects. He was active on the forum, helping other members of the community and eventually Vince invited him to join the team. Between 2010 and 2018 he was an integral part of the project and made many significant contributions.

Whilst not formally part of the Jomres project, Rodrigo Rocco and Vince have become firm friends. Rod is a freelancer who specialises in doing custom work for Jomres users and developing custom plugins for the system that take advantage of it's modular design. He has built many useful extensions including his fabulous Valentina Template Override Package.

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