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BEE makes it easy to quickly implement all kinds of booking & reservation use cases. We've created a new video that walks you through setting reservations for classes using BEE and Drupal 8: You may try out BEE with or start with this composer.json file.

BEE makes it easy to quickly implement all kinds of booking & reservation use cases. We've created a new video that walks through setting up BEE to take reservations for an equipment library. You'll learn how to: set up a bookable content type with multiple pieces of equipment per node allow users to create reservations create a view of upcoming equipment reservations You may try out BEE... Read More

We are excited to announce the release of BEE, a booking solution for Drupal 8 aimed at site builders. Roomify specializes in booking solutions and our PHP library, BAT, and the accompanying Drupal module allow developers to integrate booking logic in any PHP application. However, it isn't very helpful for site builders. BEE is the booking module for Drupal that site builders wish existed.   ... Read More

The best open-source booking system builder is now available for the world-class Drupal 8 CMS. In between other projects, we've been investing in the future of open source booking applications. The bat library is a production tested, rock solid base for solving all kinds of availability management problems. Now, it's a first class citizen in drupal 8. With drupal 8’s API first capabilities, there... Read More

    We here at Roomify specialize in all types of website booking solutions - from hotels to cruises, yoga sessions to equipment rental, and we do it all on an open source platform.  Our (free) open source offering is the Drupal BAT module - a tool utilizing our BAT php library, that developers can use to build any sort of booking system.  It is almost endlessly flexible, but by the same token is... Read More

While there are many, many software packages and online services available for the vacation rental market, only Roomify for Accommodations is completely free to download, use and modify, without any licensing, per-booking or per-property fees.(*) While open source software hasn’t made the same in-roads in the travel industry as many others, we believe it’s past time. Here’s why:   1. Vendor lock-... Read More

We are thrilled to announce that as of today, Roomify for Accommodations is freely available and, as always, completely open source! Today we're going to share some of our motivations for making rfa widely available, and talk about some of the projects we hope to see in the community. What: RfA is a rich, fully-featured application for building accommodations websites with... Read More

This, of course, means that BAT makes no assumptions about what you are going to book or how you are going to book it. BAT provides the tools with which you can define exactly what you need. In order to help you with your configuration of BAT we have put together documentation. In order to have a consistent example, throughout the documentation we develop an example application for booking... Read More

Our Booking and Availability Management Tools have reached beta release stage. This means that we have covered all the main features for the 1.0 version of the library and we will now focus on bug fixes and UI improvements as well as developing documentation and a more comprehensive test suite. The BAT PHP library is now version 1.0.0-beta1 while the Drupal module is at 7.x-1.0-beta1. What is... Read More

Last week we released BAT - our Bookings and Availability Management toolkit as well as a Drupal module for BAT.  We are using BAT to build the new version of our Rooms module as well as other products. However, BAT is much more than an engine for nightly bookings. It also allows us to build any sort of booking / resource management tool. So we asked: "What would it take to build a resource... Read More

Towards the end of October 2015 we announced a broader vision for our company. Roomify aims to provide the tools that will allow anyone to manage the booking and availability of resources - whatever those may be. We consider this a core component of an open sharing economy platform. After that announcement, we went to work. We kept our head down, the coffee (and tea) flowing and focused on what... Read More

Today we are very excited to announce a broader vision for what we are doing at Roomify. Roomify started out with the aim of addressing the booking and reservation problem within the hospitality industry - and that remains a key goal for us. Some time ago, however, we had the opportunity to take a break and look at the bigger picture. We evaluated what is at the core of the open source tools we... Read More