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Description: Yahoo Class Documentation
Class: Yahoo Calendar
Generates URLs that add events to Yahoo Calendar
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NAME YCal - Yahoo Calendar Class SYNOPSIS include ('class.ycal.php'); // Constructors $ycal = new ycal("20030305"); $ycal = new ycal("20030305", "Dinner at Mr. Biggs with Dipo"); DESCRIPTION The Yahoo Calendar class, is a link generating class for Yahoo Calendar events. It is useful for individuals who distribute schedule information either on the web or by email. You could for example, hyperlink an image with a description similar to: "Add Event to Yahoo Calendar". When this link is clicked on (provided the user has a Yahoo account) the event can then be added to his/her Yahoo Calendar. EXAMPLES This example shows how the class can be used to send an email with schedule information on a particular event. <?php include('class.ycal.php'); $ycal = new ycal(); $ycal->setDate("20030305"); $ycal->setTitle("Staff meeting at Airport Hotel, Ikeja."); $link = $ycal->genLink(); $message = "Dear Deji,\n\n"; $message .= "Please be reminded of our staff meeting that is scheduled\n"; $message .= "to hold on the 5th of March, 2003 "; $message .= "<a href='$link' alt='Add to Yahoo Calendar'>Add to Yahoo Calendar</a>"; $message .= " at Airport Hotel, Ikeja.\n\n"; $message .= "Thanks.\nManagement"; $to = ""; $headers = "Content-Type: text/html"; mail($to, "Staff meeting on 5th March, 2003", $message, $headers); ?> CONSTRUCTOR new ycal([DATE, [TITLE]]); This constructor is used to set the date and title of the event Both DATE and TITLE are of types "string" METHODS setDate(DATE) Sets the date for the event. DATE is of type string and is of the format YYYYMMDD setTitle(TITLE) Sets the title for the event. TITLE is of type string. getDate() Returns the date for the event. Return type is string. getTitle() Returns the title for the event. Return type is string. genLink() Returns the generated url for the event. Return type is string AUTHOR Tim Akinbo <>