I have been using the Chrome Address bar as a universal input / command line for the web, sort of how I use Quicksilver for my desktop activity, and recently came up with a new favorite: quick add to Google Calendar.
I have set Chrome so I can type something like “ca 4pm coffee email@example.com” to create a calendar event+invitation. Here is what it looks like:
To set this up, right click on the Chrome address bar, click Edit Search Engines, then click the + and add a new search engine with these details:
Name: gcal quickadd (venmo) Keyword: ca URL: http://www.google.com/calendar/event?ctext=+%s+&action=TEMPLATE&pprop=HowCreated%3AQUICKADD (Google Apps URL use:)http://www.google.com/calendar/hosted/yourAppsDomain.com/event?ctext=+%s+&action=TEMPLATE&pprop=HowCreated%3AQUICKADD