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Google Calendar Windows Task Connector

Welcome, I’d like to share with you about a project I began working on recently. I originally read about the idea on Lifehacker when they posted a clever Linux hack for configuring the Linux Cron using a Google Calendar as a front-end (this project is called GCalCron, I give all credit for the idea to that developer).

Regardless, I decided that I would like to use this software on Windows and set out to find an alternative for use in that lesser operating system. A few Google searches later, I was still unsatisfied and decided to look into making one for myself. I should also make the disclaimer that I am not a software developer, just a tinkerer. With that, though, I started exploring the Google Calendar API to see how feasible this would be. I was incredibly pleased to find a very well documented .NET library for the Google Calendar API and, at that point, decided to learn C#. Continue reading