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5 things to know before using the Kloudless Calendar API

Here at Kloudless, we take scheduling very seriously, and we think your users should too. With our robust Calendar API, you can seamlessly integrate scheduling and event functionality into your application, leaving you more time to focus on the important stuff. To help you better understand the Kloudless Calendar API, we’ve put together 5 important articles that we think you should read before getting started with our powerful API service.

From full CRUD functionality and real-time webhooks to our easy-to-use Kloudless Meeting Scheduler, our Unified Calendar API allows you to quickly build integrations with many calendar services such as Google Calendar, Microsoft Outlook, Exchange, and CalDAV.

With Kloudless Calendar API, you can conveniently integrate real-time scheduling functionality across all of our supported platforms quickly and easily.

Ready to get started with incorporating our powerful Unified Calendar API into your codebase? Check out these helpful articles to get you coding less and concentrating on your overall product more!

1. Using Kloudless Calendar API’s Meeting Scheduler

We recently launched Kloudless Meeting Scheduler, a javascript library that allows your app’s users to create and schedule meetings with each other through a powerful UI tool. We created this intuitive and easy-to-use open source solution to benefit all developers who wish to integrate with our provided calendar services. In this article, we cover a few different scenarios that show off the versatility of this exciting tool. Check out the Meeting Scheduler on Github!

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2. Create your own Calendar Tool

As a developer, providing your users with the most optimal user experience is of paramount importance, so we’ve made sure to support all of the calendars your users need!

Since we released our new Meeting Scheduler UI Tool we covered in the article above, many developers have wondered what’s going on under the hood. In this article, we walk through the best way to implement your own Meeting Scheduler using the Kloudless Calendar API by connecting with our authenticator.js JS library.

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3. Recurring Events in the Kloudless Calendar API

Your users will be commonly creating recurring events in their calendar for a number of reasons: weekly meetings, daily check-ins, monthly bill payments, and more. Any application integrating with users’ calendar accounts will inevitably encounter events that repeat periodically.

In this article, we’ll discuss best practices for retrieving and modifying recurring events, and how the unified Kloudless API simplifies this process across a number of calendar systems with a single implementation.

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4. RSVP to an Event with the Calendar API

Our robust Unified Calendar API now supports RSVP functionality!

Most calendar services allow users to create an event and then add the guests or attendees they wish to invite. These services will then proceed to send invitations via email for people to respond with whether they will attend or not. Integrating this functionality is pivotal to taking advantage of all the features that a calendar service offers. In this article, we will show you how to use our Unified Calendar API to:

  • Create a calendar event
  • Add guests/attendees
  • RSVP to a calendar event

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5. Empowering Employee Success with Calendar Integrations

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Recently, we’ve seen an uptick in companies using Kloudless in the employee success space and thought we’d share one of their achievements–saving upwards of $75K and six months of development time within a year by using Kloudless. In this article, we’ll go over why one company chose Kloudless for its specific calendaring needs, and how your application can benefit from the time and money saving benefits of integrating with our unified Kloudless API.

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For any additional questions about the Kloudless Calendar API, feel free to email hello@kloudless.com

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David Hallinan

David Hallinan is Head of Content at Kloudless. He enjoys painting, JavaScript, vintage synths, drum machines and forcing his sports allegiances on his children.

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