JavaScript Calendar and Scheduler Tutorials

This page lists tutorials that show how to create a scheduling web application for various fields, such as internal company use (timesheetproductionshared resource reservation), services (doctor appointment schedulinghotel room reservation), and project management.

Beginners can start with basic tutorials that explain the basic concepts like installation and initial configuration of the the components (e.g. HTML5 Scheduler). Experienced users can continue with more advanced projects that show how to use the Scheduler in a real-world scenario. There are also tutorials that demonstrate specific features of the scheduler and calendar components (dynamic loadingPDF exportinfinite scrolling). If you are looking for a specific use case which is missing, you can drop us a note in the forum.

All calendar and scheduler tutorials include a downloadable project with source code. You can use the project source code to start your own implementation and save some time with the initial setup and configuration. The tutorial text explains the key areas of the code and shows different views and options using screenshots.

The projects use HTML5 and plain JavaScript interface for the frontend (UI). Most of the tutorial use PHP as the server-side technology for the backend (REST API), but there are also tutorials for other server-side technologies (ASP.NET CoreSpring Boot).

There is also an online configurator tool available that lets you customize selected properties of the components. It shows the changes immediately using a live preview. You can use it to create a quick proof-of-concept project - the configurator will generate a downloadable project that includes the dependencies and the selected component configuration.

In addition to vanilla JavaScript, DayPilot also supports popular JavaScript client-side frameworks, including AngularJSAngularReact, and Vue.js.

Monthly Calendar in Spring Boot/Java (Open-Source)
Monthly Calendar in Spring Boot/Java (Open-Source)
Spring Boot web application that displays a monthly calendar with drag and drop support. Implemented using JavaScript monthly calendar control from DayPilot package.
ASP.NET Core Scheduler (.NET 7)
ASP.NET Core Scheduler (.NET 7)
How to use JavaScript/HTML5 Scheduler control from DayPilot Pro package in an ASP.NET Core web application.
HTML5/JavaScript Event Calendar (Open-Source)
HTML5/JavaScript Event Calendar (Open-Source)
Weekly HTML5/JavaScript event calendar with CSS themes, drag and drop support, date navigator. Sample PHP and ASP.NET Core projects with REST backend implementation.
ASP.NET Core Monthly Calendar (.NET 7, JavaScript/HTML5, Open-Source)
ASP.NET Core Monthly Calendar (.NET 7, JavaScript/HTML5, Open-Source)
ASP.NET Core web application that displays scheduled events in a monthly calendar. Visual Studio 2022 project for download.
ASP.NET Core Work Order Scheduling (JavaScript, C#, Entity Framework, .NET 6)
ASP.NET Core Work Order Scheduling (JavaScript, C#, Entity Framework, .NET 6)
ASP.NET Core application with drag and drop UI that lets you assign and schedule work orders. Includes a queue of unscheduled tasks, graphical team availability/utilization, context menu with additional actions, dialog for editing work order details.
React Scheduler: External Drag and Drop
React Scheduler: External Drag and Drop
How to activate external items so they can be dragged to the React Scheduler component.
ASP.NET Core Shift Planning (Entity Framework, .NET 6)
ASP.NET Core Shift Planning (Entity Framework, .NET 6)
This tutorial explains how to create a visual ASP.NET Core application for scheduling shifts (multiple locations and employees). It uses a modern UI that lets you manage shifts using drag and drop.
React Monthly Calendar Tutorial (Open-Source)
React Monthly Calendar Tutorial (Open-Source)
React application that displays a monthly event calendar. Calendar events use custom background to show event type. A context menu allows deleting events and changing color.
Vue Monthly Calendar/Scheduler (Open-Source)
Vue Monthly Calendar/Scheduler (Open-Source)
How to create a monthly calendar/scheduler view for planning events, tasks, and reminders in Vue. The downloadable Vue project uses the open-source DayPilot Lite library.
React Scheduler: Rendering JSX Component in Callout (Bubble)
React Scheduler: Rendering JSX Component in Callout (Bubble)
The React Scheduler allows defining the callout (bubble) content as a React JSX component. The component will be created automatically when the callout is activated and removed and unmounted when the callout is hidden.
PHP Hotel Room Booking System (JavaScript/HTML5, MySQL)
PHP Hotel Room Booking System (JavaScript/HTML5, MySQL)
A tutorial that shows how to create a PHP reservation system for hotel rooms with JavaScript/HTML5 frontend. The user interface includes a visual scheduling calendar with drag and drop support. MySQL and SQLite databases.
JavaScript Calendar: Reorder and Resize Columns using Drag and Drop
JavaScript Calendar: Reorder and Resize Columns using Drag and Drop
Learn how to enable drag and drop column reordering and resizing for the JavaScript resource calendar component.
React Resource Calendar with Editable Columns (Open-Source)
React Resource Calendar with Editable Columns (Open-Source)
How to use the open-source React resource calendar component to create a scheduling application for multiple groups of resources (locations, people, tools). Add a date picker and next/previous buttons that let users change the visible date.
React Weekly Calendar Tutorial (Open-Source)
React Weekly Calendar Tutorial (Open-Source)
React application that displays a weekly event calendar using an open-source DayPilot React calendar component. Includes a date picker for changing the visible week. The calendar/scheduler appearance is customized using CSS.
React Calendar with Date Picker (Open-Source)
React Calendar with Date Picker (Open-Source)
How to use a popup date picker to select a date displayed by the React Calendar component.
Vue Resource Calendar (Open-Source)
Vue Resource Calendar (Open-Source)
Use the Vue calendar component to display an interactive schedule for multiple resources.
React Scheduler: Next/Previous Buttons
React Scheduler: Next/Previous Buttons
Add "next" and "previous" buttons to your React application and let users switch the month displayed by the Scheduler component.
JavaScript Scheduler: How to Use the Keyboard API
JavaScript Scheduler: How to Use the Keyboard API
How to use the JavaScript Scheduler keyboard API to define custom hotkeys and override the default behavior.
JavaScript Scheduler: Custom Time Header Segments
JavaScript Scheduler: Custom Time Header Segments
How to define custom time segments in the Scheduler time headers. In this example, we will display a special header that will highlight work weeks and weekends.
HTML5 Doctor Appointment Scheduling (JavaScript/PHP/MySQL)
HTML5 Doctor Appointment Scheduling (JavaScript/PHP/MySQL)
HTML5 web application for managing doctor appointments. Includes public and administration interface. Patients can request an appointment in one of the slots predefined using the administration interface. Implemented in PHP/MySQL.
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