In this article, I will demonstrate a simple example of sending emails using G-Mail SMTP in Express/ Node.js. fortunately sending emails in express/node js pretty easy, in node.js there are many open source email libraries are available.
In this tutorial we are going to use
express-mail library. For sending html emails we are going to use template engine called
pugjs, this project was formerly known as
Create package.json file and keep it in any folder. Put the below code in it.
npm init command to generate package.json and after generating, issue following commands to install express js, pugjs and express mailer dependencies,
npm install --save pug express express-mailer
Run the app with the following command:
http://localhost:8000/ in a browser to see the output.
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I am Arjun from Hyderabad (India). I have been working as a software engineer from the last 7+ years, and it is my passion to learn new things and implement them as a practice. Aside from work, I like gardening and spending time with pets.