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Code Challenge: Get Sentiment Analysis of Incoming Emails with Parse Webhook and TextBlob

Product, Technical
Cylon_AI

For Day 3 of this series, I wanted to start diving into an application of Machine Learning. This has long been one of my favorite topics in Computer Science. For this post I wanted to touch upon Natural Language Processing. It’s a field of artificial intelligence (AI) that focuses on the ability for machines to manipulate Natural Language and derive Read more ›


Implement the Inbound Parse Webhook in Under 10 Minutes

Technical
ParseWebhookByte

We say it all the time. Remove the no-reply in your email from-address and give recipients the chance to communicate with you! But what happens when you remove that no-reply and you actually start getting just what your asked for– replies? It can be a little intimidating, but that’s where our Parse Webhook comes into play! SendGrid’s Inbound Parse Webhook Read more ›


SendGrid’s Parse Webhook Q&A

Best Practices
Switch_Hitter

This past Tuesday, our awesome Developer Communications Director, Adam DuVander, and Developer Evangelist, Kunal Batra, hosted our monthly webcast Be an Email Switch Hitter: Inside SendGrid’s Parse Webhook. We ran the bases starting with the basics on the differences between an API and a webhook, to actual use cases from customers and hackathon demos, to a live demo on how Read more ›


Control Home Lighting with the Parse Webhook

Technical
Phillips hue

Our Parse webhook lets your application receive inbound email. The common use cases for this tend to be web app related. It’s awesome for creating applications like a support ticketing system or receiving data for a social or content management site. In this post, I’ll share how well it also works to control web-enabled hardware. Specifically, I’ll be using inbound Read more ›


Check Spam Using the Parse Webhook

Technical
Key Practices to Avoid the Spam Folder

One of my favorite parts of SendGrid is our Parse Webhook. It’s a great tool that enables your applications to receive incoming email. One of the lesser known features of the API is the spam_report and spam_score parameters. Every time your application receives an email through the Parse Webhook, SendGrid uses SpamAssassin and generates a score and report based on Read more ›


Parse Webhook Guide: Make Email a Two Way Street

Best Practices
Parse Webhook Guide

When you think about email in your applications, chances are you first think of sending email. SendGrid has email deliverability covered. In addition to sending email through SendGrid, you can also receive it using the incoming Parse Webhook. Using this feature, you can make your applications interactive by inviting replies and reacting without the user necessarily even visiting your website Read more ›


“Count My Reps” With SendGrid’s Parse Webhook

Technical
exercise

The following is a guest post from Seth Ammons, software engineer, at SendGrid. As part of our Movember initiative and in support of SendGrid’s overall health and wellness, Seth has spearheaded a campaign to keep his co-workers active using our Parse Webhook. Seth explains below. SendGrid has a focus on something called the “Four Hs” by which we abide: Honesty, Humility, Read more ›


What’s a Webhook?

Technical
broadcast

A webhook is an API concept that’s growing in popularity. As more and more of what we do on the web can be described by events, webhooks are becoming even more applicable. They’re incredibly useful and a resource-light way to implement event reactions. So, what exactly is a webhook? A webhook (also called a web callback or HTTP push API) is Read more ›