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Sending iCalendar events via a .Net Assembly and SQLServer stored procedure

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 5:01 pm in

As I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, the iCalendar format is a standard way to send event information to a variety of email/scheduling systems (Outlook, Google, etc.). Here is a way to set it up so that you can simply call a stored procedure to send the event. This assumes you have SQL Server set up…

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VBA – Processing ICS calendar file attachments

Posted on July 27, 2011 at 8:20 pm in

This article brings to conclusion the Outlook VBA macro/script I wrote to process event scheduling attachments (.ICS or ICalendar files). The first article shows how to process emails and remove their associated attachments. The second shows how to open the files and both read the file contents into an array as well as write (append)…

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VBA – Reading a file into an array and Appending to a file

Posted on July 11, 2011 at 8:20 pm in

Both of these routines can be called from Outlook Macros/Scripts to process files. In my case I am using them to open iCalendar (ICS) files and place the contents into a string array. The calling method then processes the information then flags the file as ‘PROCESSED’ by the second routine. Public Sub icsFileToArray(ByVal FileName As…

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Using ICalendar (.ICS) files for Event Scheduling

Posted on June 24, 2011 at 8:20 pm in

Here is a very easy way to schedule events from within your application. This assumes you have a way to send emails with attachments. If you are dealing with a high volumn situation, you may with to write the data to a table and have the database (or some other process) send them out. The…

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