Neat, if you put this into production at a public URL anytime, do let us
Elliot Hallmark wrote:
> Re: simple, flexible ILS for small library
> hello all,
> Just wanted to mention that I did decide to code an ILS for a book
> sharing library. Tweaking conventional ILS or bartering software would
> not accomplish what I want, and programatically the problem isn't very
> difficult. Modern programming frameworks make building something like
> this out very quick.
> The program currently has all the basic functionality I need including
> user front ends for checkin/out, adding new items from downloaded MARC
> records and a powerful backend for fixing anything that a user
> (librarian) did accidentally or shouldnt have permission to easily do.
> I am doing this in Django because Python is awesome. There are more
> defined reasons people use Django, but I will admit that I would never
> have done any substantial programming if I had not found python.
> Everytime a project comes up, python just happens to have a set of
> tools that go well beyond what I need from them.
> The code is available for anyone:
> I'll gladly explain/document more if anyone cares to hear
> -Elliot Hallmark
> PS: I am now using a more clean email address. Previously I was using
> an address that I dont mind getting a little spammy because I was just
> poking around. I am the same person as offonoffoffonoff at gmail.