Java Android Program to Demonstrate to Insert a New Calendar Event Using Intent

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Here is source code of the Program to to Insert a New Calendar Event Using Intent in Andorid. The program is successfully compiled and run on a Windows system using Eclipse Ide. The program output is also shown below.

MainActivity.java

package com.example.insertcalendareventintent;
 
import java.util.Calendar;
 
import android.annotation.SuppressLint;
import android.app.Activity;
import android.content.Intent;
import android.os.Bundle;
import android.provider.CalendarContract;
import android.view.Menu;
import android.view.View;
import android.widget.Button;
 
public class MainActivity extends Activity {
 
    @Override
    protected void onCreate(Bundle savedInstanceState) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState);
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main);
        Button butinsert = (Button) findViewById(R.id.create_eventbut);
        butinsert.setOnClickListener(new View.OnClickListener() {
 
            @Override
            public void onClick(View v) {
                // TODO Auto-generated method stub
                insert();
            }
        });
    }
 
    @SuppressLint("NewApi")
    public void insert() {
        Intent intent = new Intent(Intent.ACTION_INSERT,
                CalendarContract.Events.CONTENT_URI);
        // Add the calendar event details
        intent.putExtra(CalendarContract.Events.TITLE, "Launch!");
        intent.putExtra(CalendarContract.Events.DESCRIPTION,
                "Learn Java Android Coding");
        intent.putExtra(CalendarContract.Events.EVENT_LOCATION,
                "Sanfoundry.com");
        Calendar startTime = Calendar.getInstance();
        startTime.set(2013, 8, 11);
        intent.putExtra(CalendarContract.EXTRA_EVENT_BEGIN_TIME,
                startTime.getTimeInMillis());
        intent.putExtra(CalendarContract.EXTRA_EVENT_ALL_DAY, true);
        // Use the Calendar app to add the new event.
        startActivity(intent);
    }
 
    @Override
    public boolean onCreateOptionsMenu(Menu menu) {
        // Inflate the menu; this adds items to the action bar if it is present.
        getMenuInflater().inflate(R.menu.main, menu);
        return true;
    }
 
}

Activity_main.xml

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<RelativeLayout xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:paddingBottom="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
    android:paddingLeft="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
    android:paddingRight="@dimen/activity_horizontal_margin"
    android:paddingTop="@dimen/activity_vertical_margin"
    tools:context=".MainActivity" >
 
    <Button
        android:id="@+id/create_eventbut"
        android:layout_width="wrap_content"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:layout_alignParentLeft="true"
        android:layout_alignParentRight="true"
        android:layout_alignParentTop="true"
        android:layout_marginTop="166dp"
        android:text="Create Event" />
 
</RelativeLayout>

AndoridManifest.xml

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<manifest xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    package="com.example.insertcalendareventintent"
    android:versionCode="1"
    android:versionName="1.0" >
 
    <uses-sdk
        android:minSdkVersion="8"
        android:targetSdkVersion="17" />
 
    <uses-permission android:name="android.permission.READ_CALENDAR" />
 
    <application
        android:allowBackup="true"
        android:icon="@drawable/ic_launcher"
        android:label="@string/app_name"
        android:theme="@style/AppTheme" >
        <activity
            android:name="com.example.insertcalendareventintent.MainActivity"
            android:label="@string/app_name" >
            <intent-filter>
                <action android:name="android.intent.action.MAIN" />
 
                <category android:name="android.intent.category.LAUNCHER" />
            </intent-filter>
        </activity>
    </application>
 
</manifest>

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