Holiday Planner

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Holiday Planner is an office application which enables accessing of central database from the IPPhone rather than computer. It provides a convinient way of editing and monitoring of details regarding time off work.

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JDBC Java Database Connectivity

Operational Overview:

  • Holiday Planner application on the phone interacts with the server using XML. The server provides XML to the phone which the application renders into a screen for the user to interact with. The user’s interaction with the phone results in key-value pairs being passed back to the server for processing.
  • Java Application connects to database using JDBC (Java Database Connectivity)
  • Java Application then uses SQL to query /update the database on the server.
  • In turn database returns the results in the form of result-set.
  • Java Application processes this result-set and constructs an appropriate XML page for IPPhone.

Key Features

Holiday Planner has two different sets of users:

  • Employees And Supervisors
  • Make Requests
Users can make request for holiday / flexi-leave.
  • View Request Status
Allows users to look at their past / future holiday / flexi-leave requests.
  • Team Calendar
It provides graphical view of week by week holiday plans for users team.
  • Extra Features For Supervisor
  • View Employees Requests
Allows supervisor to approve / decline holiday / flexi-leave requests of employees with reasons / comments.

See also