Email communication is an essential aspect of most businesses. In this post, you will look into the basics of sending emails with the Twilio SendGrid Email API and sending templated emails with the Handlebars templating language. Finally, you will finish by putting it together in a sample project that sends emails based on a template.
You'll need the following things for this tutorial:
- A free Twilio SendGrid account. Sign up for a SendGrid account here to send up to 100 emails per day completely free of charge
- An OS that supports .NET (Windows/macOS/Linux)
- .NET 6.0 SDK (newer and older versions may work too)
- A code editor or IDE (Recommended: Visual Studio Code with the C# plugin, Visual Studio, or JetBrains Rider)
Set Up SendGrid
First things first: To use the SendGrid API, you need an API key. Create one by heading over to the …
You can quickly and intuitively send emails using the FluentEmail library for .NET, but once you send many different emails in your project, you have to be able to organize your email templates in a good way to reuse content and enforce consistency in terms of format and design. Luckily, Razor Layouts can help you reuse parts of your templates like headers and footers.
You will need the following for your development environment:
- Git CLI
- a .NET IDE (Visual Studio, VS Code with C# plugin, JetBrains Rider, or any editor of your choice)
- .NET 6 SDK (earlier and newer versions should work too)
Set up an SMTP server
To be able to send emails at scale, you'll need an email sending service like the SendGrid Email API, but for …
You can send emails with the .NET libraries that come with the framework such as the APIs from the System.Net.Mail namespace. They are suitable for this kind of development, however, sometimes you need a more straightforward and powerful way to generate and send emails.
In this post, you will learn how to generate and send emails using the FluentEmail library connected with Twilio SendGrid in a console project with .NET.
You will need a free Twilio SendGrid account and some experience with the C# language and .NET platform to complete this tutorial. Sign up here to send up to 100 emails per day completely free of charge.
Finally, you will need the following for your development environment:
When we released Twilio Functions in May, our goal was to help you get to production faster by eliminating the burden of dealing with the servers and infrastructure typically required for building applications. Since then, we’ve seen a ton of you build some amazing things—from Resistbot, a political advocacy service that turns your text message into a formal letter for your elected officials, to VictorOps’ Live Call Routing feature that dynamically connects inbound support calls with the right response teams in real-time, we continue to gain inspiration from the things you’re designing and deploying every single day :)
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