A simple Ruby method to send email

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A simple Ruby method to send email

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require ‘net/smtp’

def send_email(to,opts={})
opts[:server] ||= ‘localhost’
opts[:from] ||= ’email@example.com’
opts[:from_alias] ||= ‘Example Emailer’
opts[:subject] ||= "You need to see this"
opts[:body] ||= "Important stuff!"

msg = <<END_OF_MESSAGE
From: #{opts[:from_alias]} <#{opts[:from]}>
To: <#{to}>
Subject: #{opts[:subject]}

#{opts[:body]}
END_OF_MESSAGE

Net::SMTP.start(opts[:server]) do |smtp|
smtp.send_message msg, opts[:from], to
end
end

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send_email “admnistrator@example.com”, :body => “This was easy to send”

Source – jerodsanto.net/2009/02/a-simple-ruby-method-to-send-email/