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icalevent

iCalEvent

Create an iCalEvent instance by setting limited properties and event.toFile() to get an ics formatted string back.

Install

With npm:

npm install icalevent

Examples

var iCalEvent = require('icalevent');
 
var event = new iCalEvent({
    uid: 9873647,
    offset: new Date().getTimezoneOffset(),
    method: 'request',
    status: 'confirmed',
    attendees: [
        {
            name: 'Johnny Boy',
            email: 'johnny@numberfive.com'
        },
        {
            name: 'Homer Simpson',
            email: 'homer@powerplant.com'
        }
    ],
    start: '2014-07-01T02:00:00-05:00',
    end: '2014-07-01T02:30:00-05:00',
    timezone: 'US/Central',
    summary: 'Priestly Duties',
    description: 'Home flu visit.',
    location: 'Casa',
    organizer: {
        name: 'Nacho Libre',
        email: 'luchador@monastery.org'
    },
    url: 'http://google.com/search?q=nacho+libre'
});

Or:

var iCalEvent = require('icalevent');
 
var event = new iCalEvent();
 
event.set('uid', 9873647);
event.set('offset', new Date().getTimezoneOffset());
event.set('method', 'request');
event.set('status', 'confirmed');
event.set('attendees', [
    {
        name: 'Johnny Boy',
        email: 'johnny@numberfive.com'
    },
    {
        name: 'Homer Simpson',
        email: 'homer@powerplant.com'
    }
]);
event.set('start', '2014-07-01T02:00:00-05:00');
event.set('end', '2014-07-01T02:30:00-05:00');
event.set('timezone', 'US/Central');
event.set('summary', 'Priestly Duties.');
event.set('description', 'Home flu visit.');
event.set('location', 'Casa');
event.set('organizer', { name: 'Nacho Libre', email: 'luchador@monastery.org' });
event.set('url', 'http://google.com/search?q=nacho+libre');

To ics string:

event.toFile();

Returns:

BEGIN:VCALENDAR
VERSION:2.0
PRODID:-//iCalEvent.js v0.3//EN
BEGIN:VEVENT
UID:9873647
DTSTAMP:20140316T003036
METHOD:REQUEST
STATUS:CONFIRMED
DTSTART;TZID=US/Central:20140701T020000
DTEND;TZID=US/Central:20140701T023000
SUMMARY:Priestly Duties.
DESCRIPTION:Home flu visit.
ORGANIZER;CN=Nacho Libre:mailto:luchador@monastery.org
LOCATION:Casa
URL;VALUE=URI:http://google.com/search?q=nacho+libre
ATTENDEE;RSVP=TRUE;ROLE=REQ-PARTICIPANT;PARTSTAT=NEEDS-ACTION;CN=Johnny Boy:MAILTO:johnny@numberfive.com
ATTENDEE;RSVP=TRUE;ROLE=REQ-PARTICIPANT;PARTSTAT=NEEDS-ACTION;CN=Homer Simpson:MAILTO:homer@powerplant.com
END:VEVENT
END:VCALENDAR

API

Properties

Required

  • offset (Integer) The Date.getTimezoneOffset() of the timezone the event is set in. Important: the offset has to be set before start and end times
  • start (Date Object) The start date object of the event
  • end (Date Object) The end date object of the event

Optional

  • uid (String or Integer) The event uid. If you don't set the uid it will be set for you.
  • method (String) The event method. For example, publish, request, reply, add, cancel, refresh, counter, and decline-counter
  • status (String) The event status. For example, cancelled, confirmed, tentative
  • timezone (String) The event's timezone in ICS timezone format. If you don't set the timezone it will be set for you.
  • location (String) The event location of the event. For example, monastery
  • url (String) A url corresponding to the event
  • summary (String) A summary of the event
  • description (String) A description of the event
  • organizer (Object) The organizer object in the following format:
{
    name: 'Nacho Libre',
    email: 'luchador@monastery.org'
}
  • attendees (Array) The attendees array in the following format:
[
    {
        name: 'Johnny Boy',
        email: 'johnny@numberfive.com'
    },
    {
        name: 'Homer Simpson',
        email: 'homer@powerplant.com'
    }
]

Methods

.set(property, value)

event.set('url', 'http://google.com/search?q=nacho+libre');

.get(property)

event.get('url');

Returns:

http://google.com/search?q=nacho+libre

.toFile()

event.toFile();

Returns:

BEGIN:VCALENDAR
VERSION:2.0
PRODID:-//iCalEvent.js v0.3//EN
BEGIN:VEVENT
UID:9873647
DTSTAMP:20140316T003036
METHOD:REQUEST
STATUS:CONFIRMED
DTSTART;TZID=US/Central:20140701T020000
DTEND;TZID=US/Central:20140701T023000
SUMMARY:Priestly Duties.
DESCRIPTION:Home flu visit.
ORGANIZER;CN=Nacho Libre:mailto:luchador@monastery.org
LOCATION:Casa
URL;VALUE=URI:http://google.com/search?q=nacho+libre
ATTENDEE;RSVP=TRUE;ROLE=REQ-PARTICIPANT;PARTSTAT=NEEDS-ACTION;CN=Johnny Boy:MAILTO:johnny@numberfive.com
ATTENDEE;RSVP=TRUE;ROLE=REQ-PARTICIPANT;PARTSTAT=NEEDS-ACTION;CN=Homer Simpson:MAILTO:homer@powerplant.com
END:VEVENT
END:VCALENDAR

License

MIT

Todos

  • tests