05-20-2021 10:53 AM
I started this yesterday and stayed up until 2am working on it, just "finished" it now. The boss wanted a system that would allow her to invite people to book available times with her, ala Calendly.
I was like, buy another SaaS? No! I must build it!
Booking Buddy takes an email address and sends it a message containing buttons. Each button is an available time slot on the sender's calendar between two date ranges. When the recipient selects a date, Booking Buddy checks the sender's calendar *again* and makes sure that there is a match with the selected date. If there's no match, the recipient receives another email with an apology and an updated set of buttons to select from.
There are two versions:
All of the problems with Booking Buddy Full would be solved if Power Automate would let us edit objects within arrays, so please check out that idea. Or let me know if there's a more popular equivalent out there.
For in this case let me showcase Booking Buddy Simple.
Here's the "recipe":