Step 8

Create a SendGrid resource: The SendGrid resource is used to send emails from the application without needing to install an SMTP server. It provides a REST API and a C# SDK, by means of which it is quite easy to send bulk emails. In the current solution, Azure Functions will be used to invoke SendGrid APIs to send emails, and so this resource needs to be provisioned. This resource has separate costing and is not covered as part of the Azure cost. There is a free tier available and can be used for sending emails:

  1. A SendGrid resource is created just like any other Azure resource. Search for sendgrid, and we will get SendGrid Email Delivery in the results:
  1. Select the resource and click on the Create button to open its configuration ...

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