Where do you tell Rails how to send email?
How do you specify which variables fit where in a given mail message?
What additional field needs to be specified in the model to send HTML email?
Can Rails check a POP-3 inbox for messages?
The configuration files in config/environments/—development.rb, testing.rb, and production.rb—are a good place to specify the settings that Rails should use to send outgoing mail.
A model class extending
containing a method that sets email parameters can handle all of the header
information for email messages, and a view can define their content.
To send HTML email, the
content_type must be
text/html for simple HTML email, or to
multipart/alternative for messages
containing images, stylesheets, or other contents beyond the HTML.
Yes, Rails can check a mailbox to see whether anything has come in, and retrieve and process messages.