koha developments

Bonjour, the Buzz from the Koha Hackfest in Marseille 2

French Koha service provider, BibLibre hosted Hackfest this October at their Marseille, France location. In attendance were developers, advocates, and support technicians for Koha. What were some of the concepts and projects being talked about and being discussed that week? Elastic Search Elastic search was a hot topic, probably the […]

Koha Summer Developments Update

Happy start of summer everyone! We have some exciting development news to share with everyone. As you know, Jesse Weaver has joined ByWater’s development team and with that he has just completed a development that will allow staff from the checkin screen to cancel a hold, charge expired fees, and […]

Koha Development Funding Opportunities

We have some funding opportunities to enhance Koha which I have listed below. Each project is linked to the full descriptions on development website (devs.bywatersolutions.com). You can pledge any amount right from the website. Pledging an amount doesn’t mean we will invoice you. We will only invoice you once the […]

Fourteen ByWater Partner Libraries Bring Features to Koha 3.18

5/26/2015 CONTACT: Nathan Curulla (888) 900-8944 sales@bywatersolutions.com Fourteen ByWater Partner Libraries Bring Features to Koha 3.18 ByWater Solutions, an open source community contributor and America’s forefront provider of Koha support, has upgraded their partner library systems to Koha 3.18! Koha 3.18 includes 14 new features, 120 enhancements and 487 fixes. […]

Manipulating the Koha patron checkouts table 1

In Koha 3.16.03, the checkouts table was changed from a table where the data was loaded before displaying the checkout screen to an Ajax DataTable where the checkouts are loaded *after* the circulation screen is loaded. Why did this change? The answer is simple; speed! The circulation screen takes time […]

Guest Post: Electronic library cards in Koha 3

Today we have a guest post by Paul Landers of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Preston Smith Library. Inspired by the airlines’ electronic boarding passes, we are beta-testing some custom code on our Koha server to allow our patrons to self-service create a library eCard photo on their […]

Coming Attractions: Koha Plugin System! 1

The Koha plugin system is a new long awaited feature that is likely to be in the 3.12 release of Koha! The plugin system gives Koha users the ability to add tools and reports to Koha that would be unlikely to become part of the integral community version of Koha! […]

Samuel Merritt University Sponsors Hourly Loans and Course Reserves for Koha

ByWater Solutions, an open source community supporter and the U.S.’ forefront provider of Koha support, is happy to thank Samuel Merritt University for their sponsorship of both hourly loans and course reserves features for Koha.