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CloudBees Makes TomCat 7 Email Easy

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The following is a guest post from Cyrille Le Clerc, Solutions Architect at CloudBees As a longtime SendGrid partner, we’ve helped bring SendGrid’s email solution to our Java platform-as-a-service. With our TomCat 7 container, now it’s just as easy to get SendGrid into Apache’s JavaServer/JavaServlet project, hosted using CloudBees. Get Started To begin, use this ClickStart as a starting point. This will set up a continuous deployment pipeline – a CloudBees Git repository, a Jenkins build compiling and running the test suite (on each commit). Should the build succeed, this seed app is deployed on a Tomcat 7 container. Tomcat

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Send Email with Meteor and SendGrid

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Meteor is a cool new framework for rapidly building modern web applications. At PayPal’s BattleHack in Austin I had the chance to watch David Brear use it. He built a lot of functionality in a short amount time. In this post, I am going to quickly show you how easy it is to use SendGrid with your Meteor application. Add The Email Package Once you have Meteor installed, add the email package. meteor add email Setup the MAIL_URL Next set up the MAIL_URL in server/smtp.js. touch server/smtp.js Paste in the following – replacing your_username and your_password. Meteor.startup(function () { process.env.MAIL_URL

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Email Statistics Added to SendGrid Plugin on WordPress

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We recently announced our integration with WordPress to create a SendGrid plugin that uses SMTP or API integration to send outgoing emails from your WordPress installation. This integration replaces the wp_mail function included with WordPress. The SendGrid plugin is free and routes all of your WordPress emails through SendGrid, providing greater email deliverability. Now we’ve enhanced our plugin on WordPress to include real-time statistics on important transactional email performance factors including deliverability, compliance, and engagement. With access to SendGrid statistics, you’ll now have powerful insight into the performance of your transactional email to track requests, drops, deliveries, spam reports, bounces,

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Partnership With Google Cloud Platform Expanded to Include Google Compute Engine

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We recently announced our participation in the Google Cloud Platform Partner Program as the first non-native email solution available to Google App Engine customers. Now in response to feedback from the community, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve expanded our Google Cloud Platform partnership to include sending email from Google Compute Engine VMs using SendGrid. To provide this additional Compute Engine offering, Google has created a simple step-by-step tutorial including links to Google Cloud Platform partner pricing and our documentation. This partnership expansion to include Google Compute Engine will allow developers to set up email instances to send mail through

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Extract and Analyze SendGrid Event Data With Keen.IO

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Keen.IO allows companies to collect and extract data by using formats and mechanisms that make sense for their business. This means you can throw pretty much any data at Keen and request it back in any way. That’s awesome in-and-of itself, however Keen has a special integration with SendGrid’s Event Webhook that makes it super awesome. Although SendGrid offers several advanced statistics through our website, and our API, sometimes you want more flexibility or deeper analysis; Keen.IO gives this to you. Keen’s documentation explains how to integrate SendGrid with Keen. Once you’ve integrated, you’ll want to get your data out.

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SendGrid featured in Hacker Monthly’s Growth in Cloud Marketing Hacker Bundle

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The following is an announcement from Cassie Thill from SendGrid’s Business Development team. We’re happy to announce that effective yesterday, September 10, 2013, SendGrid will be included in Hacker Monthly’s Growth in Cloud Marketing Hacker Bundle. The bundle will provide a diverse toolset for developers looking to easily expand their marketing efforts. Hacker Bundle aims to provide better deals for great software. It curates the best apps in each area (like growth hacking) so that users don’t have to figure it out for themselves. SendGrid’s Offer At SendGrid, we are big fans of Hacker Bundle’s innovative efforts to help developers

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Create an iOS App with Parse Platform and SendGrid

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I recently got the opportunity to play around with the awesome Parse Platform. Parse offers a cloud backend service for mobile apps. This lets developers focus on on creating an awesome app and user experience without having to worry about managing server maintenance or infrastructure. In this post I am going to highlight some key points with Parse and iOS that will let you create a grocery list app that emails you the list. We will take advantage of the Parse platform’s SendGrid Module as well as its PFQueryTableViewController which has a ton of cool features baked in. This tutorial

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