Now you can make calendar friendly files client-side. It outputs .ics files, so the files are compatible with all modern calendar software (Outlook, Apple Calendar, Google, etc.)
How To Use
Simply use invoke the object and use the functions...
var cal = ics(); cal.addEvent(subject, description, location, begin, end); cal.addEvent(subject, description, location, begin, end); // yes, you can have multiple events :-) cal.download(filename);
end need to be formatted in a way that is friendly to
Recurring events can be added with the
cal.addEvent(subject, description, location, begin, end, rrule)
rrule object has the following properties:
freq: Required. The frequency of event recurrence. Can be
until: A date string representing the date on which to end repitition. Must be friendly to
count: Alternative to until. Repeat the event
counttimes. Must be an integer
interval: The interval of
freqto recur at. For example, if
2, the event will repeat every 2 weeks. Must be an integer.
byday: Which days of the week the event is to occur. An array containing any of
The four properties described above are not exhaustive of recurrence rule capabilities. If extra functionality is required, you can set the
rrule.rule property to a full recurrence rule string. In this case, none of the four properties described above are necessary. See this page for a description of recurrence rules.
The tool uses 2 libraries from the following projects:
I've compressed them and included them into the source for the normal file. Other variations are available in the repo.
If you want IE to allow for either opening documents as well as saving documents, you can use my fork of FileSaver.js (https://github.com/nwcell/FileSaver.js)... Though you honestly are probebly best off using their main.
|Firefox ≤ 19||FileSaver.js, Blob.js|
|Chrome for Android v28+||FileSaver.js|
|Opera < 15||FileSaver.js, Blob.js|
|Safari ≤ 6||FileSaver.js, Blob.js|