Setting up a mailer is a relatively straightforward task. It’s very similar to building a new controller and views. Once you’ve made a couple, it should come naturally.
You’ll be dusting off your Flight Booker project (or one of the other projects that has users registering) and having it send out a “You have booked your ticket” email to all Passengers when they are created as part of the booking process.
$ rails generate mailer PassengerMailer.
letter_openergem (see docs here) to open your emails in the browser instead of sending them in the development environment.
.text.erbversion of your thank you ticket email.
letter_openershould open it in the browser for you if you’ve set it up properly).
Try out one other trick – call the mailer directly from the Rails Console using something like:
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