Google Calendar now supports iCal

Summary:In a blog post by Engineering Director David Besbris Google announced its support for the CalDAV protocol.This means that you can now use iCal with Google Calendar, allowing you to work offline, sync almost instantly, respond to invitations from others and see the free/busy data of your friends and coworkers.

Google Calendar now supports Apple iCal
In a blog post by Engineering Director David Besbris Google announced its support for the CalDAV protocol.

This means that you can now use iCal with Google Calendar, allowing you to work offline, sync almost instantly, respond to invitations from others and see the free/busy data of your friends and coworkers.

We launched CalDAV support to our developers last July for feedback, and since that time a few of us whipped up a nifty setup program for iCal. This tool makes it a breeze to get iCal working with your Google account. We've released this as open source and the program is available for download at our Google Code site.

Topics: Google, Apple, Browser, CXO

About

Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

zdnet_core.socialButton.googleLabel Contact Disclosure

Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.

Related Stories

The best of ZDNet, delivered

You have been successfully signed up. To sign up for more newsletters or to manage your account, visit the Newsletter Subscription Center.
Subscription failed.