Grokking Android

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Posts tagged “CalendarContract”:

iCal’s Recurrence Rule and Duration Formats


If you create repeating events in Android using the CalendarContract content provider, the fields for recurrence rules (RRULE) and durations (DURATION) follow the iCal format (RFC 5545). Here I cover the basics of these formats to create valid field values. This post is somewhat of an oddity on this blog as most of its content […]  Continue Reading  “iCal’s Recurrence Rule and Duration Formats”

Android’s CalendarContract Content Provider


Android developers have been longing for an official Calendar app and content provider since Android has been released. With the release of Ice Cream Sandwich Google has finally added this feature to our tools list. Now we developers can use the Calendar app from within our Activities using Intents or we can access the data […]  Continue Reading  “Android’s CalendarContract Content Provider”