Mahmoud A. Mehyar

NAME

Net::Postage::App - Perl extension for Postageapp.com API

SYNOPSIS

    use Net::Postage::App;  
    
    my $postage = Net::Postage::App->new(api_key => 'YOUR_PostageApp_API_KEY_HERE');
    
    ## first - prepare your message
    $postage->message(
        from => 'your_name <your_email>',
        subject => 'Hi This is a test message',
        textmessage => 'Hi there this is a TEXT message test',
        htmlmessage => '<b>Hi there this is an HTML message test</b>',
        reply_to => 'no-reply@example.com',
        headers => {
            'x-mailer' => 'Postage-App.pm'
        }
    );
    
    ## second - add recipients
    ## You can add a single recipient
    $postage->to('test@example.com');
    
    ## You can add an array of recipients at once
    $postage->to(['test@example.com','test2@example2.com',...]);
    
    ## Or hash of recipients for variable replacement
    $postage->to({
        'test@example.com' => { first_name => 'Mahmoud', ... },
        'test2@example2.com' => { first_name => 'fName', ... }
    });
    
    ## Last, do the send
    $postage->send();
    
    ## make sure the sending was suucessful
    ## otherwise send again later
    if (!$postage->is_success){
        print $postage->errorMessage . "\n";
    } else {
        print "Your message sent successfully";
    }

DESCRIPTION

Perl interface to the Postageapp.com API

postageapp.com "From their website" Outsource the sending of your application generated email, so your app can do what it does best... be awesome!

See http://postageapp.com

METHODS

new()

    my $postageapp = Net::Postage::App->new( api_key => 'YOUR API KEY' )

message()

Create a new message to be sebt later

    $postageapp->message(
        from => 'Joe <joe.something@domain.com>',
        subject => '...',
        textmessage => '...'
    )

message method accepts the following arguments

from => 'name <emailAddress>'

Required : your from name and email address

subject => 'some text for subject'

Required : your message subject line

textmessage => 'text version of your email'

Optional if htmlmessage available

htmlmessage => 'html version of your message'

Optional if textmessage available, you can provide both fields

reply_to => 'reply_to email address'

Optional : reply to email field

attachments => ['/path/to/your/attachment.pdf']

arrayref of files you want to send as an attachment

resend => 1

Optional : When sending a message, a unique hash will be created to prevent resending the same message again, set this to 1 if you want to send the same identical message to same recipients

template => 'Template name'

Optional : name of the template you set at your postageapp dashboard if you set this then there is no need for other headers

variables => { var1 => 'default text', .. }

Optional : hashref of default variables to be used when recipients info is missing

headers => { 'x-sender' => '...' }

Optional : hashref of extra headers to include in your email

to()

Where to send your email

to method accepts one of the following

scalar

a single email address

    $postageapp->to('email address');
arrayref

an arrayref of multi recipients

    $postageapp->to(['email1','email2','...']);
hashref

hashref of multi recipients with customization fields

    {
        'email1' => {
            'name' => 'Joe',
            'age' => 32,
            ...
        },
        'email2' => {
            'name' => '',
            ...
        }
    }

to use these fields in your email you need to compose a text/html message in message method by wrapping a word in doubled curly braces like {{name}} and {{age}}

send

send your email

    $postageapp->send()

is_success

returns true if the send process was successful

    if ( $postageapp->is_success ) {  }

errorMessage

returns error message if the send process failed

    $postageapp->errorMessage()

EXPORT

None by default.

SEE ALSO

For more information about postageapp API please visit their documentation page http://postageapp.com/docs/api

AUTHOR

Mahmoud A Mehyar, <mamod.mehyar@gmail.com<gt>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2010-2013 by Mahmoud A. Mehyar

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.10.1 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.