Showing calendar events in Telegram

If you’ve a Telegram group, it might be interesting the ability of for adding a calendar ical that automates publishing each day the events in the agenda for the day. If you did read Python and iCalendar ICS processing, part of the basis in that article are part of the bot and are easily used: For configuring, only a few simple steps are required: Have a calendar ICS/webcal accessible (for example a public Google Calendar one) Have a Telegram group where we do want to publish the events Add @redken_bot to the group Specify the URL del calendar and the name Lets see some screenshots of the process for you to check how easily it can be achieved....

March 21, 2023 · 2 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

API access for Google Calendar and Google Sheet access

Introduction During last days I’ve been playing around with python and API access to Google Sheets. Since some time ago, I already experimented with ICS parsing from python because added access to calendar files (.ics) so that it can provide daily reminders on chats about the events happening for the specific date, and had the chance to propose it’s usage to cover a specific use case: Accessing a spreadsheet in Google Sheets and parse its contents and output an ICS file so that the events listed and the dates specific for each one are available in an easier-to-consume approach....

November 28, 2019 · 6 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

Python and iCalendar ICS processing

Introduction iCalendar (.ics or webcal) is a standard for providing ‘calendar’ information over text file, it allows to define events, etc and it’s ideal to ‘subscribe’ over the internet to remote calendars, which is commonly used to show free/busy slots for scheduling meetings, etc. If you’re familiar with Google Calendar or others, it uses ‘ics’ under the hood, and you can get full url for it so that it can be shared....

September 17, 2019 · 5 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez
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