Generating Calendar files for iPhone and Android with Pthon3/django

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lone...@gmail.com

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Aug 1, 2022, 3:51:34 PMAug 1
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Hello all,

     I want to generate calendar files for both Android and iPhone.  I do not want to connect to the Google or Apple APIs to do this.  I just want static files that are downloaded from my webapp to the mobile device.  How and can this be done?

Thank you.

Ryan Nowakowski

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Aug 2, 2022, 10:41:44 AMAug 2
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The standard is called iCal. There are a few different python libraries to choose from.

lone...@gmail.com

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Aug 2, 2022, 10:48:30 AMAug 2
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I found: https://pypi.org/project/icalendar/.  Are there any others out there?

Christian Ledermann

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Aug 3, 2022, 5:02:19 AMAug 3
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icalendar is tried and tested and feature complete. 
OTOH if you want just to serve the iCal files from Google or Apple you don't even need to parse then, just pass them on?

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lone...@gmail.com

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Aug 3, 2022, 6:32:52 AMAug 3
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well well well.  Look what I found.  https://ical.marudot.com/  I played around with the site a little bit and it generated what I was looking for.  I was looking for a data structure for the Reminder feature of an Event object.  What I am doing in my own code is just one long string with variables in it.
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