Chapter 19. Sending email with Spring

This chapter covers

  • Configuring Spring’s email abstraction
  • Sending rich email messages
  • Using templates to construct email messages

It’s no secret that email has become a common form of communication, displacing many traditional means of communication such as postal mail, telephone calls, and, to some degree, face-to-face communication. Email offers many of the same asynchronous benefits as the messaging options we discussed in chapter 17, only with humans as the senders and receivers. As soon as you click Send in your email client, you can move on to some other task, knowing that the recipient will eventually receive and (hopefully) read your email.

But humans aren’t always the senders of email. Frequently, ...

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