Datasette plugin for outputting iCalendar files
Datasette plugin that adds support for generating iCalendar .ics files with the results of a SQL query.
Install this plugin in the same environment as Datasette to enable the
.ics output extension.
$ pip install datasette-ics
To create an iCalendar file you need to define a custom SQL query that returns a required set of columns:
event_name- the short name for the event
event_dtstart- when the event starts
The following columns are optional:
event_dtend- when the event ends
event_duration- the duration of the event (use instead of
event_description- a longer description of the event
event_uid- a globally unique identifier for this event
event_tzid- the timezone for the event, e.g.
A query that returns these columns can then be returned as an ics feed by adding the
Using a canned query
Datasette's canned query mechanism can be used to configure calendars. If a canned query definition has a
title that will be used as the title of the calendar.
Here's an example, defined using a
databases: mydatabase: queries: calendar: title: My Calendar sql: |- select title as event_name, start as event_dtstart, description as event_description from events order by start limit 100
This will result in a calendar feed at
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