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Zoho CRM: Schedule a Meeting using Deluge

Following on my article of creating a task using Zoho Deluge and scheduling a call using Zoho Deluge, here's an article on creating a Meeting or an Event using Zoho Deluge.

Because at time of print, I couldn't find that much information on how to build up a JSON request to create a meeting (previously known as Event) in Zoho CRM. Here's a quick snippet of code to remind me.

Similar to how to create a call or task, but with some variation:
// initialize
m_ScheduleMeeting = Map();
// specify parent module
// all day meeting
// meeting owner/host ID (can see any record related to this meeting)
// related to what (in this example, a lead record but can be almost any kind of record)
// the subject
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Event_Title","TEST Consultation: Call with TEST LEAD");
// the description
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Description","More info / agenda");
// the type
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Type","Prospective Meeting");
// the meeting location
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Venue","Online Meeting");
// the start time
// the end time
// recurring pattern (this one sets to everyday from today)
m_Pattern = Map();
// send invitations to participants?
// set participants (contact, email, user, or lead)
m_Participant = Map();
m_Participant.put("type", "lead");
m_Participant.put("participant", 98765432109876543);
l_Participants = List();
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Participants", l_Participants);
// with a reminder 5 minutes before (eg. "10 mins", "1 hrs")
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Remind_At","5 Mins");
// the meeting status
m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Status","Not Started");
// send request and create record
r_CreateMeeting = zoho.crm.createRecord("Events",m_ScheduleMeeting);
// output response (for debugging purposes)
info r_CreateMeeting;
  1.  // 
  2.  // initialize 
  3.  m_ScheduleMeeting = Map()
  4.  // 
  5.  // specify parent module 
  6.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("$se_module","Leads")
  7.  // 
  8.  // all day meeting 
  9.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("All_day",false)
  10.  // 
  11.  // meeting owner/host ID (can see any record related to this meeting) 
  12.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Owner",123456789012345678)
  13.  // 
  14.  // related to what (in this example, a lead record but can be almost any kind of record) 
  15.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("What_Id",98765432109876543)
  16.  // 
  17.  // the subject 
  18.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Event_Title","TEST Consultation: Call with TEST LEAD")
  19.  // 
  20.  // the description 
  21.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Description","More info / agenda")
  22.  // 
  23.  // the type 
  24.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Type","Prospective Meeting")
  25.  // 
  26.  // the meeting location 
  27.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Venue","Online Meeting")
  28.  // 
  29.  // the start time 
  30.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Start_DateTime",zoho.currenttime.addBusinessDay(1).toString("yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss","America/New_York"))
  31.  // 
  32.  // the end time 
  33.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("End_DateTime",zoho.currenttime.addBusinessDay(1).addMinutes(30).toString("yyyy-MM-dd'T'HH:mm:ss","America/New_York"))
  34.  // 
  35.  // recurring pattern (this one sets to everyday from today) 
  36.  m_Pattern = Map()
  37.  m_Pattern.put("RRULE","FREQ=DAILY;INTERVAL=1;DTSTART=2022-03-02")
  38.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Recurring_Activity",m_Pattern)
  39.  // 
  40.  // send invitations to participants? 
  41.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("$send_notification",false)
  42.  // 
  43.  // set participants (contact, email, user, or lead) 
  44.  m_Participant = Map()
  45.  m_Participant.put("type", "lead")
  46.  m_Participant.put("participant", 98765432109876543)
  47.  l_Participants = List()
  48.  l_Participants.add(m_Participant)
  49.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Participants", l_Participants)
  50.  // 
  51.  // with a reminder 5 minutes before (eg. "10 mins", "1 hrs") 
  52.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Remind_At","5 Mins")
  53.  // 
  54.  // the meeting status 
  55.  m_ScheduleMeeting.put("Status","Not Started")
  56.  // 
  57.  // send request and create record 
  58.  r_CreateMeeting = zoho.crm.createRecord("Events",m_ScheduleMeeting)
  59.  // 
  60.  // output response (for debugging purposes) 
  61.  info r_CreateMeeting; 
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