If you haven’t been living under a rock, you probably know that SendGrid released Transactional Templates recently. I’ve been using them for a while, specifically for my API demos. It makes it super simple for me to customize emails for a specific school or crowd on the fly without touching any code. With Transactional Templates I don’t ever touch my code.
Here is how my code looks like:
Now if I want to go to HackRU and give a demo, I don’t have to change anything in my code. I can go to the Templates interface and activate the template that I set up for HackRU.
When I send my email, it will look like this:
Now, next weekend I’ll probably head on over to hackNY, I just need to activate that template and I’m done.
If you notice, the only thing that matters is the ID of the template 🙂
Convenient right? Anyone can start using the Template Engine! If you have any issues or questions, feel free to poke me @elbuo8.