California 0.3.0

A free and open source calendar application for the modern GNOME desktop environment
California - The main window, where users can view all of their upcoming events
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California is an open source piece of software specifically designed for the GNOME desktop environment, providing users with a dedicated calendar application, where they can add, edit and view the most important events in their lives.

Features at a glance

First of all, we should mention that the application has been developed by the same team of developers who delivered the wonderful Geary email client, as well as the powerful Valencia IDE plugin for GNOME's Gedit text editor.

Key features include support for viewing and editing online calendars, support for multiple calendars, support for Google Calendar via the GNOME Online Accounts component of the GNOME desktop environment, as well as support for third-party calendars in the well known .ICS format.

In addition, the application sports a clean, straightforward and modern graphical user interface that requires no additional setup, follows the GNOME HIG (Human Interface Design) specifications, and offers built-in support for desktop notification of events.

It's only for GNOME

As expected, once installed, the application will be automatically integrated into the GNOME Panel's clock/calendar widget, allowing users to easily and quickly open the calendar by clicking on the "Open Calendar" entry.

If you've set up a Google account on your GNOME desktop the GNOME Online, California will automatically add all of your events to the default calendar. In addition, it uses the Evolution Data Server backend for managing your calendars.

Therefore, even if it installs on other open source desktop environments, the application will not be integrated with the respective DE or WM. However, you can still use it with .ICS files to view your upcoming events.

Bottom line

Even if its name takes us to a land of freedom, a land of sun, sand and surf, California is the first mature calendar application for the controversial GNOME desktop environment. The first stable version will be introduced along with the GNOME 3.14 release!

Reviewed by , last updated on December 9th, 2014


price:
FREE!
homepage:
wiki.gnome.org
license type:
LGPL v2 (GNU Lesser General Public Lic... 
developed by:
Yorba Foundation
category:
ROOT \ Office \ News/Diary
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What's New in This Release:
  • New Agenda view shows events as chronological list
  • Set and honor default calendar
  • Export event as .ics file
  • Fix moving events between calendars
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California - The Calendars dialog, where users can enable or disable calendarsCalifornia - The Quick Add Event dialog, where users can add an event to the current calendar
 

Application description

California is an open source graphical software written in the GTK+ and designed to be used under the GNOME deskt...

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