Important information on version 2 status:
There has been a great
delay in bringing out version 2 of ASP Calendar. Many of you have written
to me and inquired about the status, and I apologize for any inconvenience
this delay may have caused you. The delay is mainly due to my other
commitments (I have a full-time job).
Without giving a specific
date, I hope to get this version out soon. Believe me, no one wants this
version out sooner than I do. If you wish to get the news when it is
released, please subscribe to our newsletter.
The following features have been added:
ASP Calendar now an ASP Component.
This decision was made for various reasons. One, component is much
faster than regular ASP code. Second, you can use this component model
to enter data using RDS, etc.
Highly flexible events table.
We really mean - HIGHLY FLEXIBLE. With the current structure, you can
change the events table to contain almost ANY fields you want as long
as it implements the basic structure.
Alternate week start: Many
people from Europe have asked us to have Monday as the week start. You
Use style sheets or font tags.
You can implement the standard styles the calendar uses and/or use
font tags. This feature makes for the highly cross-browser
Adopt your own user authentication.
We will still maintain user names, but you can use your own
authentication methods. This way, you can have a centralized user
database for the entire Intranet/Internet and not just for the
Preserve URLs. Most pages
have some kind of URLs with additional query strings. ASP calendar
will preserve these URLs when going forward or reverse in the
Use your own interface to
edit/display the events. The developer will have full freedom
to display and edit events. The calendar uses stored queries (in
Access) and so porting the logic to any other database is simple.
The following features have been dropped
And of course, the following features are intact
Faster code: Take advantage
of queries in Access database to run the code faster.
Multiple logins: Maintain
separate calendars for multiple users of the site.
Create events that are public or keep them to yourself.
The calendar application is free and we do not offer support due to time
limitations. You can still contact
us with your feedback. Thank you!
Note: For version 1 demo, click
Features in Version 1
- Light-weight code
- Installation is a breeze!
- Microsoft® Outlook style interface
- Integrates easily into any ASP application
- Modular and highly customizable
- Access 97 database driven
Version 1 Now available for
ASP Calendar version 1
- Read the online Install guide.
- Read the copyright information.
Who's using ASP Calendar?
Ever since the ASP Calendar was released about
July 1998, there have been about 10,000 downloads (as of May 1999) just
from this site. This makes it the most popular calendar written for ASP
Problem (This happens a lot):
Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80004005'
[Microsoft][ODBC Microsoft Access Driver] Cannot update. Database or
object is read-only.
Try the solutions below, one at a time.
Make sure the IUSR_MachineName account has
both Read and Write access to the ENTIRE folder. Right-click on the
calendar folder, go to "Properties" and in the
"Security".."Permissions", make sure that the IUSR
account has Read and Write access to the entire directory.
Make sure the calendar.mdb file is not marked
as "Read-only" Right-click on the file, go to
"properties" and uncheck the "Read-only" checkbox.