JavaScript Scheduling 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 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.

JavaScript Scheduler: Expandable Event Groups
JavaScript Scheduler: Expandable Event Groups
How to group related events into a single event in the JavaScript Scheduler component and add expand [+] and collapse [-] icons that allow changing the event visibility.
JavaScript Scheduler: Highlighting Related Events
JavaScript Scheduler: Highlighting Related Events
How to highlight related Scheduler events on hover or click.
JavaScript Scheduler: How to Export HTML to Image
JavaScript Scheduler: How to Export HTML to Image
How to configure the image export of the JavaScript Scheduler to include rich HTML content.
JavaScript alert() Replacement
JavaScript alert() Replacement
Simple helper for replacing alert() with a more flexible HTML-based modal dialog with support for CSS styling.
HTML5 Hotel Room Booking (JavaScript/PHP/MySQL)
HTML5 Hotel Room Booking (JavaScript/PHP/MySQL)
Tutorial with source code - PHP web application for hotel room reservation with HTML5 user interface supporting drag and drop. MySQL and SQLite databases.
DayPilot.Modal: Open-Source JavaScript Modal Dialog
DayPilot.Modal: Open-Source JavaScript Modal Dialog
Open-source JavaScript modal dialog with rich features. It can display custom HTML or a standalone page. Supports drag&drop moving and automatic height adjustment.
JavaScript/HTML5 Scheduler: Filtering Rooms by Availability
JavaScript/HTML5 Scheduler: Filtering Rooms by Availability
How to filter rooms displayed in the JavaScript Scheduler component using a complex filter - by size and date availability.
JavaScript Scheduler: Event Placement Strategies
JavaScript Scheduler: Event Placement Strategies
An overview of Scheduler settings that let you control the vertical event position within rows. Includes custom sorting, forcing a specific line within a row, dedicated lines, keeping related events together using virtual containers.
JavaScript Scheduler: Row Sorting Tutorial
JavaScript Scheduler: Row Sorting Tutorial
How to sort the Scheduler rows using custom fields. Use built-in row sorting support that displays icons in the column headers or direct API.
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.
React Gantt Chart Tutorial
React Gantt Chart Tutorial
Simple React application that displays a project schedule using a Gantt Chart component.
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.
Vue.js Scheduler: Build a Reservation Application in 5 Minutes
Vue.js Scheduler: Build a Reservation Application in 5 Minutes
Vue.js application for scheduling resource reservations. Built using a customizable Scheduler UI component - flexible timeline, drag and drop support.
React Monthly Calendar Tutorial
React Monthly Calendar Tutorial
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.
React Weekly Calendar Tutorial
React Weekly Calendar Tutorial
React application that displays a weekly event calendar using DayPilot React calendar component. Includes a date picker for changing the visible week. Appearance customized using CSS.
HTML5/JavaScript Calendar with Day/Week/Month Views (PHP, MySQL)
HTML5/JavaScript Calendar with Day/Week/Month Views (PHP, MySQL)
HTML5/JavaScript event calendar with day, week, and month views and integrated date navigator. Includes a sample PHP backend with SQLite database.
Vue.js Weekly Calendar Tutorial
Vue.js Weekly Calendar Tutorial
How to create a weekly calendar web application using Vue.js calendar component. The tutorial include a Vue.js project with JavaScript source code for download.
Tutorial: Machine/Production Job Scheduling Web Application (Spring/Java)
Tutorial: Machine/Production Job Scheduling Web Application (Spring/Java)
Tutorial with source code - a web application for scheduling dependent machine/production jobs, implemented in Spring Boot (Java).
HTML5/JavaScript Gantt Chart (PHP, MySQL)
HTML5/JavaScript Gantt Chart (PHP, MySQL)
HTML5/JavaScript Gantt chart control that lets you display a timeline for a hierarchy of tasks and milestones. Task dependencies, drag and drop support, inline task creating, custom CSS themes. Sample PHP/MySQL project available for download.
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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