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nodejs leaves management application

This application help you manage presence of your employees in your company. The staff can do requests, access to their planning, the department planning, the remaining vacation rights...

  • Leave requests
  • Time saving deposits requests
  • Work period recovery requests

Approval by managers is following hierarchical departments structure.

Video preview:


Admin view screenshoot:

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For technical details to install Gadael on your own server for production, see

There is also a dockerfile here

Install on a debian system for development

As root, this commands install all required packages to use AND build gadael.

apt install mongodb nodejs-legacy git g++ gyp gcc make
npm install -g bower

As a user

git clone
cd gadael
npm install
bower install

A script in provided to initialize the database:

node install.js gadael "Your company name" FR

First argument is the database name, default is gadael. Second argument is your company name, default is "Gadael". Third argument is the country code used to initialize the database, if not provided the leave rights list will be empty.

Run server

node app.js

open http://localhost:3000 in your browser, you will be required to create an admin account on the first page.

Application listen on localhost only, an https reverse proxy will be necessary to open access to users.

The file config.example.js can be copied to config.js for further modifications.


Install grunt as root

npm install -g grunt-cli

List of supported commands for development:

grunt --help


French, english, spanish



FSF approved, OSI approved and GPL compatible...