Usually, that involves opening your calendar, creating an event, and finally, manually, inviting other attendees to make sure everybody has all the correct details. If you use Gmail and Google Calendar...
Google has finally fixed this, all you have to do is enable a setting in your Google Calendar to be able to respond to any calendar invite sent to any of your Gmail alternate addresses.
As a starter, the METHOD property should be REQUEST and you should have some ATTENDEE properties (one with a value corresponding to the google email address) in your icalendar invitation...
When sent from my PHP application as an attachment, GMail recognizes the calendar invite (see the small calendar icon next to the date) but doesn't embed the actionable calendar widget like I'd expect.
As of now, if you choose to insert a calendar invite within an email, you’ll get a message warning
Inserting a calendar invitation in a Gmail message is as simple as clicking on the "Insert: Invitation" link.
Gmail calendar has some pretty useful built-in tools. Tools most of its users aren’t using.
What I can't understand is why invites sent to my new gmail account and viewed in the gmail app on my android are displayed as emails (and not calendar invites.)
For the past week I've tried sending gmail calendar invites (via iphone) to several people and they are not receiving my invites.
Adding invitations from Gmail is more convenient than opening Google Calendar in a new tab, creating a new event and inviting guests.