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Bunk bazaar is a mobile application for students to manage their attendance. Its free and open source. Protected under GNU/GPL license.

What is Bunk Bazaar?

Posted by Sanjeev Gopinath Sunday, 13 December 2009

Have you ever wondered that even your mobile is a computer? Not just laptops or desktop pcs come to help you manage things well! Even your mobile can!! Every mobile which supports CLDC and MIDP (Don't worry what they mean!!) provide a great computational power which can be useful to run our applications. When we carry mobile with us through out the day, there are no reasons why we shouldn't use it for managing our personal stuffs which can save us a lot of time!! Bunk Bazaar is one such application. Interested? Read further...

Bunk Bazaar is a mobile application that helps every student manage his/her own attendance in a very easy and efficient way. The Bunk Bazaar application in addition, also gives alerts and other utilities. In short, its a complete software which any student would require!
Being a mobile application, its very handy and easy to use. It can save a lot of time for every student and make them more cautious about attending classes and being regular to class. On the same line, it also gives the count of number of classes that you can bunk so that you don't cross below the threshold percentage.
Specifications :
Name : Bunk Bazaar
Version : Frisbee (1.0)
Details : CLDC 1.1,1.0 and MIDP 2.1,2.0

Attendance Register :
Attendance register is a module that allows you enter your daily attendance. The intuitive way provides those hours(i.e. classes) that you've on a specified day. You can easily run through the check boxes and tick mark the absent hours. That's it.!
You can also find a modify option which will help you correct the mistakes made during the attendance entry.

Check Zone :
Allows you to check your attendance.
This provides you with a short summary to a full statistics about your attendance. You can check alert meters, overall percentages and couple of other things too.

Quick Alerts :
To those who want to know things quick! you've got Quick Alerts. This module will alert you about those courses in which you've to make sure that you attend classes regularly. It's a very intuitive alarm interface that will make you go gaga when it says! "Enjoy your day!".

Forecaster :
Intense computations through a lot of equations, this module helps a student know how many classes he has to attend to make up the threshold attendance percentage level and how many he can afford to skip. The software has an inbuilt intelligence capability and prompts you when in need.

Time table :
Time table gives you a few options like viewing and modifying a time table. This is provided so that, you can add up a few more classes, in case you get a special class on weekends or during some other day.

Roll Back :
Roll back allows you to reinstall your software to its factory settings.

All these options provide a complete attendance suite for a college/university going student who carries a mobile :). The interface is as simple and doesn't even require you to spend lots of MBs of your precious phone's memory card.

Why Bunk Bazaar?
  1. You need not pay fine for a lag in attendance.
  2. You need not worry or bother your staff to keep track of your attendance.
  3. You can forecast about bunking.
  4. Great user interface.
  5. Free of cost.
  6. Open Source
  7. More...! What else do you need? Try it out now!!!


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