TOKYO (Tom Bluewater) – It’s been a long time since I released any software title for the last time. I guess it’s been more than six months. Anyway, I have dual releases as usual. One is for macOS, and the other is its iOS counterpart. The first one that I submitted to Mac App Store a while ago is called Late2Office Central.
Many people commute daily. Anything can happen on your way to work. If somebody drops their mobile phone on the train track, your train can delay, and you may end up arriving at your office late. If your child wakes up with a fever in the morning, you may have to take him or her to a hospital. Again, you may end up arriving at your office late.
Late2Office Central offers a set of tools so that you can use your linux-based remote web server to receive notices from your employees who are running late on their way to work. It works with its iOS counterpart (Late2Office) side by side so that your employees can submit your late arrival notices to you from their mobile devices. Launch the application, and you will see the number of late office arrival notices for the current calendar day. Use this application to communicate with your remote server and its MySQL database so that you can create a list of employees who are allowed to submit a notice. Use this application to communicate with your remote server and find out why a particular employee is late and where he or she currently is.
- Create a list of users (employees).
- Save a list of users as tab-separated-value (TSV) file to your disk.
- Generate a QR code for the selected user. Save the generated QR code as a JPEG file to your disk.
- When you launch the application, it will tell you how many people have submitted a late arrival notice to you for the current calendar day as a number badge.
- Show the current geographical location of a user who has reported their late arrival notice on a map.
- Change the date and a duration for which you want to pull late office arrival records.
- Create a mail list of recipients.
- Send a notice of a late office arrival submitted by a particular user to a group of people through your remote web server.
- Save a list of late office arrival records as tab-separated-value (TSV) file to your disk.
- Languages: English only.
- Application file size: 28.6 MB.
- The application comes with a built-in 24-page user guide. Click on the button that says ‘User’s guide for Late2Office Central’ in the Home screen.
- 10.13 (tested with 10.13.0, 10.13.6), 10.14 (tested with 10.14.4)
- Linux server with PHP version 7.0 or higher, MySQL version 5.6.0 or higher
- The PHP version must support the mysqli extension.
- You must have access to a Linux-based web server and know how to upload a group of PHP files.
- You must know how to work with a Linux-based web server as to (1) how to create a MySQL user, (2) how to create a MySQL database, (3) how to create tables in a MySQL database.
- You can use the application with free of charge for one week. After a week of fully-functional use, it will verify your purchase receipt. Therefore, continuous use of this application will require an in-app purchase.
Version 1.1.3 (Released on October 4th, 2019)
- A set of fixes is made to make the application compatible with macOS 10.15.
Version 1.1.2 (Released on July 6th, 2019)
- Change: The preferences window will now appear with a title.
- Fix: The application could create a blank database file to store user’s preferences. If the application does not save and read your preferences, please take the following steps. (1) Quit the application. (2) While Finder is selected, hold down the Option key and choose Go > Library. Open Library > Containers > net.mhvt.Late2Office-Central > Data > Library > Application Support > Late2Office Central. (3) Inside this folder, trash the file titled Preferences. (4) You can now launch the application, which will create a new Preferences file.
There is no trial or demo version available since the application is available for free.
There is no video tutorial at this time.
This application does not collect or utilize privacy data (user name, user address, user phone number, current geographical location, etc.) from its users. And it does not share any type of information from you with a third party.
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