node-red-contrib-ical-events 0.15.1

NodeRed iCal Adapter

npm install node-red-contrib-ical-events

This Node RED module gets the events from an ical-URL or from a caldav-server.

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:cloud: Installation

First of all install Node-RED

$ sudo npm install -g node-red
# Then open  the user data directory  `~/.node-red`  and install the package
$ cd ~/.node-red
$ npm install node-red-contrib-ical-events

Or search for ical-events in the manage palette menu

Then run

node-red

:yum: How to contribute

Have an idea? Found a bug? See how to contribute.

git clone https://github.com/naimo84/node-red-contrib-ical-events.git
cd node-red-contrib-ical-events
npm install
gulp
cd ~/.node-red
npm install /path/to/node-red-contrib-ical-events

:memo: Documentation

node explanation

events

The calendar is checked for new events on input or cronjob. For events in the future within the preview timespan, a separated cronjob is generated. It's fired on the start datetime of the ical event. So, on input or check-cronjob, no output is generated. Only when an event starts.


sensor

The calendar is checked for running events on input or configurable timeout.

Configuration
  • "Check every": how often the calendar is checked for new events
  • "Trigger": possible values:

    • Always (Filter expression is ignored)
    • Match (only events that match the Filter expression are processed)
    • No Match (only events that don't match the Filter expression are processed)
  • "Filter": events are filterd against this regular expression

  • "Name": Displayname

If an event is running at time of checking, msg.on is true, otherwise false.

The message additionaly contains the following values of the calendar entry

  • summary
  • id
  • location
  • eventStart
  • eventEnd
  • description

upcoming

As of the events node, its checked on input or cronjob. The msg.payload contains a list of upcoming events.


Configuration
  • "Check every": how often the calendar is checked for new events
  • "Trigger": possible values:

    • Always (Filter expression is ignored)
    • Match (only events that match the Filter expression are processed)
    • No Match (only events that don't match the Filter expression are processed)
  • "Filter": events are filterd against this regular expression

  • "Name": Displayname
  • "Preview": Only Events within now and this future value are checked.
  • "Past view": Only Events within now and this past value are checked.

INPUT

msg.url msg.language msg.replacedates msg.caldav msg.username msg.password msg.calendar msg.pastWeeks msg.futureWeeks msg.filter msg.trigger msg.preview msg.previewUnits msg.pastview msg.pastviewUnits msg.offset msg.offsetUnits

OUTPUT

Additional msg properties are:

  • msg.today - number of upcoming events today
  • msg.tomorrow - number of upcoming events tomorrow
  • msg.total - number of upcoming events totally
  • msg.htmlTable - a html formated table of upcoming events
  • msg.payload - arraylist of upcoming events
    • date
    • summary
    • event
    • eventStart
    • eventEnd
    • description
    • id
    • allDay
    • rule
    • location

General Configuration:

  • URL URL to Calendar
  • Replace Dates with name Dates are formated in a readable way, like today, tommorrow, in 3 weeks,...
  • Language if dates are replaced with names, the following languages are available at the moment Deutsch, English, русский, polski, Nederlands, français, Italiano, Espanol
  • Username HTTP Basic authentication user
  • Password HTTP Basic authentication user
  • Type Type can be ical or caldav

instead of cron-expression, an input node can be used.

example.png

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Node Info

Version: 0.15.1
Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Nodes

  • ical-config
  • ical-events
  • ical-sensor
  • ical-upcoming

Keywords

  • node-red
  • ical
  • calendar
  • caldav
  • ics
  • Smart Home
  • home automation

Maintainers

Contributors

  • naimo84