[TxMt] Re: find event(s) in iCal?

Kevin Ridgway kridgway at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 20:40:59 UTC 2008

I think you would be able to, since TextMate bundles could be written in
Ruby, PHP, or PERL, and the iCal format is very well documented format.

There are some examples of parsing the icals in the apple developer docs:

You can find the ical files location here, to parse them:

I hope that helps.


Kevin Ridgway
Web Developer

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 1:46 PM, Jeff Newman <bangersandmash at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> I'm trying to piece something together and I figured I'd ask if it was
> possible before I put all of the mental effort into it.
> I use the "find email address in address book" bundle almost daily.  I
> was wondering if it is possible to configure similar functionality for
> the calendar?  I want type in a word from an event's name and the
> command would pull the full name, location, start and end date from
> iCal. Is this possible?
> I'm not a programmer but I was hoping to modify the existing bundle.
> I *think* the CalCalendarItem and CalEvent frameworks provide the
> necessary information to pull this off but I wanted to make sure that
> it was feasable before I attempted something so far above my pay grade.
> j.
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