SendGrid Email

Content Type: Service
Categories: Communication


Send emails using SendGrid service AND also track whether your emails are being delivered!



A Mendix wrapper for using the SendGrid API

How to Send an Email

Follow the directions below to start sending emails.

1. Signup with SendGrid

Sign up with SendGrid and configure your authorized sender in the SendGrid portal.

2. Set the API Key

Make sure to create an API key in SendGrid. Set the API Key constant in the Mendix Sendgrid connector module.

3. Create and send an email object

Use the micrflows located in the _Use_me folder to construct an email. Make sure to specify your authorized sender in the from address.

  • CreateMail to create a mail object of which you can change the attributes.
  • SendMail to request SendGrid to send an email.

Look at one of the example microflows how to set up an email.

How to receive email events

Follow the directions below to track email status.

1. Configure your SendGrid account

Make sure you have enabled the webhook function in SendGrid.

2. Include the AfterStartup microflows

Copy and move the AfterStartup and EventHandlerExample to one of the modules in your project or create a new module. Edit the AfterStartup and configure the microflow that needs to process incoming events. This custom microflow requires an input parameter (Object: Event).

2. Include the SendGrid Published REST Service

Copy and move the SendGridService Published REST Service to one of the modules in your project or create a new module.

3. (Optional) Enable receiving signed webhook events

To make sure SendGrid is the sender of a request you can enable verification of the signature.

Set the SignatureValidationEnabled constant value to true. Set the VerificationKey value which can be created on the SendGrid website.


Version: 1.0.0
Framework Version: 8.12.5
Release Notes: Initial release