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Palm Desktop: Convert Palm Desktop files to other formats

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palm-data 1.0Public Domain5.3PHP 5, Files and Folders, Parsers
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This package can convert Palm Desktop files to other formats.

It provides several classes that can read and parse Palm Desktop files for address books, calendars and memos.

The parsed data can be exported to a XML format or iCalendar.

Innovation Award  
PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
October 2012
Number 6


Prize: One downloadable copy of Komodo IDE
Palm handheld devices used to be very popular in the late 90s and early 2000s.

They came with a suite of applications for desktop computers named Palm Desktop that could synchronize and manage the information stored in the Palm devices, like contacts, calendars, etc..

This PHP class provides a solution to access to the information stored in data files managed by the Palm Desktop applications.

Manuel Lemos
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Nominee: 4x

  Files folder image Files  
File Role Description
Plain text file adrbookfile.php Class Parser for Palm Address Book (contacts) files
Plain text file binfile.php Class Basic binary file reading
Plain text file cat_file.php Class Parser for categorized Palm Desktop files
Accessible without login Plain text file cvt_adrbook.php Example Demonstrates conversion of address book file to XML
Accessible without login Plain text file cvt_datebook.php Example Demonstrate conversion of datebook files to XML
Accessible without login Plain text file cvt_ical.php Example Demonstrate conversion of Palm Desktop datebook (calendar) to iCalendar format using imcobjects2
Accessible without login Plain text file cvt_memopad.php Example Demonstration: converts memopad files to XML
Plain text file datebookfile.php Class Parser for Palm Desktop datebook/calendar files
Plain text file icalevent.php Class Class to export Palm Desktop data to iCalendar format
Accessible without login Plain text file LICENCE Lic. Licensing information
Plain text file memofile.php Class Parser for Palm Desktop Memopad files
Plain text file palmfile.php Class Generic parser for Palm Desktop files
Accessible without login Plain text file phpdoc.dist.xml Conf. Documentation generator configuration
Accessible without login Plain text file README Doc. Overview of files and their purpose

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IMC Objects 2 Download .zip .tar.gz conversion of Palm datebook to iCalendar Conditional
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